The shark attack survivor who loves sharks

South African lifeguard Achmat Hassiem lost a leg in a shark attack off the coast of Cape Town. He went on to become a medal-winning Paralympian and a marine conservationist advocating the protection of endangered sharks.

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Last updated on 23 February 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
South Africa
Region: 
Africa
Species: 
Carcharodon carcharias
Species group: 
Fish