Bull shark surprises Cherry Grove fishers (Update: Still hanging out in Cherry Grove)
Update at the bottom.
In the above video, some visitors to the area got a surprise while fising in the rain in Cherry Grove on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
The video has been on the front page of the popular web repository Reddit and has nearly 3,999 votes and over 2,000 comments. The video, titled "The One That Got Away!/shark bait" was uploaded yesterday by a Sarah Brame, it appears that she only has the one video.
Local media has jumped on the story and have talked with the family in the video, watch WPDE News Channel 15's broadcast below and hop on over to read their write-up.
Update 7/12/12: Just a small update adding more remixes and the original video has now been viewed 1,389,023 times on YouTube.
Also, WMBF news' coverage can be found here where they confirm that it is indeed a bull shark, SCnow's coverage is right here and the bull shark video was featured on the Today Show this morning, watch the video directly below.
Update 8/17/12: Cue the theme from Jaws! The virally famous Bull shark is still lurking about in the waters of Cherry Grove.
WMBF News did a little update on the Internet superstar and found that it is still in Cherry Grove.
Captain Brian said he bent over a boat to grab a fish out of the water, when the shark bit the fish off the line.
"There's a lot of bait in here and it has no reason to leave. They're very territorial animals from what I know, and there's an island here and it's where a lot of our mullet and red fish are, and he's feeding on red fish and just about anything," said Captain Brian.
Hop on over to WMBF News for their full write-up and watch their broadcast and be careful when you're fishing in Cherry Grove, the bull shark is swimmin' in ur water, eatin' up all ur bait, and will drink your milkshake.
And yes, the rather funny audio has already been remixed:
(Thanks for the tip John Mcgowan.)
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