South Africa | KZN | MaKakatana River

Incident Details:

year: 1958
location: MaKakatana River
area: KZN
country: South Africa
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: young Zulu male
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal right leg severed above knee
species detail:
source: J. Daniel M. Levine. GSAF
species: unknown shark
date: Circa 1958
activity: Fishing walking in river to cast

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1958 on the date reported as Circa 1958 - young Zulu male, a male aged unknown was Fishing walking in river to cast near MaKakatana River. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked young Zulu male. The attack was fatal