Red Sea Shark Attacks: Killing Spree Baffles Scientists

12/11/2010 02:36 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • ABIGAIL HAUSLOHNER / SHARM EL TIME

Hoping to protect the local tourism industry over July 4, the beach resort's mayor initially downplays the danger of shark attacks - but is forced to bring in a marine biologist and a shark hunter when things turn really ugly. That was the story line in Jaws, Steven Spielberg's 1975 blockbuster movie, and a similar scenario is currently being played out in real life at the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

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