Jose Leonardo Castillo, chief shark investigator for Mexico's National Fishing Institute, proposed one theory for a recent spate of shark attacks in Mexico: the sharks have developed a taste for human flesh!
The beach at Zihuantanejo – near Acapulco and popular with British tourists – had not previously recorded a shark incident in more than 30 years.
And, with an annual average of only four fatal shark attacks globally, the fact that two people have died along the same stretch of coast within weeks has astonished international experts. [...]
They think the 10ft-long fish could have developed a taste for human flesh after devouring hundreds of corpses dumped into the sea by mobsters.