So, I guess if you want to get attacked by sharks, Australia is the place to go. The good news is, though, that it’s highly unlikely that you’re going to get dragged into the murky depths by Jaws. Incidents of our fishy friends gobbling up human beings are extremely rare. Not win-the-lottery rare, but rare. So you really have very little to worry about unless you make a habit of surfing with a bag of chum strapped to your leg.
I did not know that you’re supposed to avoid wearing bright clothing and jewelry to prevent sharks from seeing you as a tasty treat. Also, you shouldn’t swim if you’re bleeding from an open wound. Who knew? But the truth is, we eat a lot more of them than the other way around.