Japan reports surge in dolphin attacks



TOKYO (Sputnik) – Attacks on people by dolphins have increased on beaches in the Japanese city of Fukui, Japanese media reported on Saturday.

Two people filed a complaint on Friday, according to the NHK broadcaster. About being bitten by a dolphinThe beach was temporarily closed on the same day because of the attack.

City officials are increasing the number of buoys and using ultrasound to scare off the dolphins. At the same time, the city noted that beachgoers often tried to touch or ride the dolphins, urging people to stay away and instead watch the dolphins from the shore.

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There have also been previous cases of dolphins chasing divers at depths of 6 meters (20 feet) in an attempt to bite the diver’s equipment. is ready.

Dolphin began appearing on beaches in May of this year, and reports of them attacking people began in July. Japan reports surge in dolphin attacks

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