Terror in the Water: The 1916 New Jersey Shark Attacks

Before there was Jaws, there were the New Jersey Shark attacks of 1916, with true terror lurking beneath the surface.

Show Notes

Trigger Warning: Graphic, violent descriptions

The Jersey Shore was being stalked by a shark that would take the lives of four people in a series of attacks, the likes of which our country had never seen before. These attacks would shape our attitude on sharks for decades to come, and the exact culprit remains a mystery to this day.


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Researched & Written by Kim Douthit 

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