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sharks in the st. lawrence river?

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I was watching a discovery channel tv program and it showed that bull sharks can live in rivers. Then i saw online that there have been sightings of Bull sharks hundreds of miles into the St. Lawrence river. I am afraid of sharks and i probably won't be able to swim in the river now (my grandparents live on the river)

does anyone have any more info on this?
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Yes Bull sharks are known to live in freshwater rivers. They travel up the rivers from the ocean, and can be found hundreds of miles upstream. They are one of the most aggressive sharks, with an extremely high level of testosterone. But shark attacks are rare on humans. I dont know the statistics, but I have never heard of a shark attack in a river. I live in FL, and usually shark attacks happen in the ocean at dawn and dusk (feeding time). So if you are going to swim in the river, make sure you dont during dawn and dusk. I wouldnt worry other than that. It is highly unlikely you will get attacked by a shark.
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There have been attacks and killings in a River in NJ. One Bull Killed 2 kids and thier fathers after they dove in looking for them at a local swimming hole.
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i really think it is a rare occasion to meet such a shark in St Lawrence river!
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