What to do if you're attacked by a shark

Picture this: You're swimming in the ocean, when suddenly, a shadow looms up and a gray fin pokes out of the water...a shark!

That's what happened to Australian pro-surfer Mick Fanning on Sunday during the World Surf League's J-Bay Open in South Africa, who luckily escaped unscathed.

Fortunately, shark attacks are incredibly rare — your odds of being attacked are about 1 in 11.5 million, according to the Florida Museum of Natural History. In fact, you're much more likely to be killed by...

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