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Large shark spotted at Morro Bay Harbor entrance, officials warn


  The public is being warned about a large shark that a fisherman spotted Friday afternoon at the mouth of the Morro Bay Harbor.
  
  The Harbor Patrol notified the Morro Bay Police Department at about 1:45 p.m. Friday that it had just received information about a credible shark sighting in that location, a police dispatcher said.

Large shark spotted at Morro Bay Harbor entrance, officials warn

The public is being warned about a large shark that a fisherman spotted Friday afternoon at the mouth of the Morro Bay Harbor.

The Harbor Patrol notified the Morro Bay Police Department at about 1:45 p.m. Friday that it had just received information about a credible shark sighting in that location, a police dispatcher said.

Shark Mistakes Inflatable Boat For Chew Toy

While the encounter was intense (bonus points for the added soundtrack), the MaxAnimal crew assured worried YouTube commenters that the attack was “completely unprovoked” and everyone, including the shark, “made it out alive.”

Shark attacks swimmer near Manhattan Beach Pier

Shark Attack Victim

A even-foot shark attacked a swimmer near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday morning, witnesses and police said.

The shark bit the swimmer, who was training near the pier, at about 9:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Twitter page.

The shark was “hooked” by a fisherman roughly 40 minutes before the attack, fire officials said in a tweet.

The victim was in stable condition, officials tweeted.

(Source: manhattanbeach.patch.com)

Killer Shark Sighting Sees Oz Beaches Closed


  One witness talked of seeing the shark swimming near the whale, with both heading north.
  
  "First of all, I saw the whale, and then I could see something following it," the witness said.
  
  "And then people were saying: ‘What’s pursuing it?’. And yeah, then it was clear, it was a shark."

Killer Shark Sighting Sees Oz Beaches Closed

One witness talked of seeing the shark swimming near the whale, with both heading north.

"First of all, I saw the whale, and then I could see something following it," the witness said.

"And then people were saying: ‘What’s pursuing it?’. And yeah, then it was clear, it was a shark."