A tourist has been bitten by a shark while swimming off the
popular winter holiday destination of Gran Canaria. Victim Cristina Ojeda-Thies tweeted a
photograph of the tooth-marks scarring her arm after she was treated in a
hospital. But authorities are trying to play down the attack for fear that it
would impact on tourism.
tweeted Ms Ojeda-Thies. ‘Things that happen when you swim in the Canaries in
Alliance which promotes shark conservation, called the incident a ‘one-off’.
the next 50 years so people shouldn’t be afraid.’ But a lot of people have
termed the incident dangerous.