to ‘mummify’ man-eating shark – media

45 to ‘mummify’ man-eating shark – media

The predator that devoured a Russian man final week will likely be displayed within the Hurghada Marine Biology Museum, native media has reported

A shark that mauled a Russian nationwide to demise in Egypt final week will find yourself as a museum exhibit, a high Egyptian oceanography researcher instructed the native Cairo24 information media outlet on Sunday.

Scientists will mummify the predator and place it within the Marine Biology Museum within the Egyptian metropolis of Hurghada as soon as they end their analysis on the creature, professor Amr Zakaria Hamouda, the top of the Nationwide Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries mentioned.

In response to Hamouda, the institute initially deliberate to review and deal with the fish earlier than releasing it. He didn’t elaborate why the scientists had modified their resolution. In response to Egyptian media, the predator was injured however nonetheless alive when it was caught.

Movies that surfaced on social media, nonetheless, confirmed a crowd of fishermen dragging the shark to shore. A few of them have been seen beating the predator because it resisted seize. The footage doesn’t present whether or not the shark was killed by the fishermen and Hamouda mentioned solely that scientists had dissected its corpse.

On Tuesday, he mentioned that the analysis staff had completed learning the shark, and that their conclusions as to why it attacked a human could be revealed later at a particular public press convention. The scientist maintained that such sharks don’t often feed on people and the one in query had modified its conduct because of some “exterior affect.” Hamouda insisted that the assault was a uncommon case, including, nonetheless, that comparable incidents do happen yearly.

The tragic incident involving a Russian nationwide passed off on June 8. In response to the Russian Consul Normal Viktor Voropaev, the shark zeroed in on the 23-year-old Russian close to ‘Dream Seaside’ in Hurghada, on the Crimson Sea. In response to Russian diplomats, the deceased was not a vacationer however had lived in Egypt for a while.

Some “management” measures at the moment are being put in place to stop such assaults from happening sooner or later, the scientist mentioned. A equally tragic incident occurred in Hurghada final summer season. In July, two ladies from Austria and Romania, respectively, have been killed in shark assaults on the identical day, south of the resort metropolis.

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