Australia May Drop Great White’s Protected Status

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•29 Jul 17, 2012

A surfer was killed by a great white shark off the western coast of Australia Saturday, marking the fifth fatal attack there in under a year and prompting officials to consider ending the protected status of the species. What do you think?

  • “Seems like they could solve this problem if they just gave that status to humans.”

    David Nakajima, –
    Graduate Student

  • “But great whites play a necessary ecological role in controlling the surfer population.”

    Faisal Champion –
    Farmhand

  • “It's about time they start letting people fight back when they’re getting attacked by a shark.”

    Tina Ahmed –
    State Gaming Commissioner

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