Maui, Hawaii - 22 December 2005: Shark Attacks Man Off Maui

Jonathan Genant (of San Diego) was alone when a shark attacked Wednesday hundreds of yards off Keawakapu Beach on 22 December. "His jaws were just humongous," he told CBS correspondent Keahi Tucker from his hospital bed on Maui. "I heard the bones snap. From that point, I just — I knew I was in trouble."

Genant lost part of his pinky but is expected to recover. The CBS News story is here. The San Francisco Chronicle story is here, and the Sacramento Bee covers it here.