Fire Island shark attacks

Lola Pollina said she was standing in waist-deep water with her younger brother at Sailors Haven when she started to panic. She saw something in the water and then felt a bite. She suffered deep cuts on her right leg from what her father says was a shark attack.

Sharks on display in New York City

Sharks are frightening and fascinating. A brand-new exhibit all about sharks is opening soon at the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn. The displays at Ocean Wonders: Sharks! offer a showcase of nearly two dozen species of sharks and other marine life found in the waters that surround New York.