This page contains information on how to survive different types of emergencies such as a shark attack, quicksand and how to remove a tick.
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One thing you should know, it's impossible to drown in quicksand unless the person has a heavy backpack and panics, because the human body is less dense than quicksand. The worst that could happen is that you could sink in to just above your waist. Or get your feet wedged in the densely packed sand at the bottom, it's very hard to get them out. Usually people die of thirst or starve to death when they're stuck in a quicksand, and not by suffocating. Follow these steps before getting suck and also in case you're stuck in a quicksand:
Quicksand is usually located near the mouths of large rivers and on flat shores, so make sure to avoid those areas when crossing rivers and shores.
The most dangerous types of sharks are the great white shark, hammerhead, mako and tiger shark. Other sharks known to attack humans include the gray, blue, lemon, sand, nurse, bull and oceanic white tip sharks. Consider any shark longer than 1 meter dangerous. Sharks have an acute sense of smell and the smell of blood in the water excites them.Some of the measures that you can take to protect yourself against sharks when you are in the water are:
When you are in a raft and see sharks:
When you are in a raft and a shark attack is imminent, hit the shark with anything you have, except your hands. You will do more damage to your hands than the shark. If you strike with an oar, be careful not to lose it.
Ticks may carry diseases such as lyme and babesiosis. You should remove the tick from your skin as soon as possible. But make sure you follow these steps. The best way to remove a tick is to make it release its bite by pulling it off gently, leaving the tick and its mouth parts intact. So try the follwing:
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