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DRONE SHARK ALARM TRIALED AT FINGAL BAY

Newcastle based company, Hover UAV, tested a new shark alarm system today at Fingal Bay. They have developed a remotely controlled siren capable of attaching to a drone. When it spots a dangerous shark the device can be activated from the shoreline, alerting beachgoers immediately. They hope to roll the technology out across the New South Wale’s coastline.

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SHARK PROMPTS EVACUATION OF FORSTER BEACH

There were dramatic scenes at Forster’s Main Beach this morning, with a shark prompting the evacuation of hundreds of swimmers. Lifeguards raised the alarm shortly before 11, after a helicopter spotted what’s believed to be a 2.6 metre grey nurse. The Department of Primary Industries says while it wasn’t considered to be dangerous, the shark was swimming very close to shore.

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