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Shark Falls From Sky Onto Golf Course
A shark has been rescued after it dropped out of the sky onto the 12th hole at a golf course in California.
San Juan Hills Golf Club operations director Melissa McCormack said a course marshal found the leopard shark writhing around on the course and brought it to the clubhouse.
There the two-foot long fish was placed into a bucket of water which was quickly salted by an employee who remembered that it would normally be found in seawater.
Cart attendant Bryan Stizer reportedly used his break to drive the shark back to the Pacific Ocean, about five miles away.
"I thought he was dead," Mr Stizer told the Capistrano Dispatch newspaper. "When I dropped him into the water, he just lied there for a few seconds, but then he did a twist and shot off into the water."
It is believed the shark had been snatched up by a large bird of prey, such as an osprey or peregrine falcon, which then lost its grip on its dinner.
Two bleeding puncture marks were seen near the fish's dorsal fin.
what do you think?
sounds a bit fishy to me!!
Well that's a fishy story.
Peregrine Falcons do not fish for prey.
Tim Jim Thornton
Apparently Sharks don't use parachutes:-)
Used his break to take the shark back to the sea!! Tight bosses.
Lost on a golf course just like me!! On the 12th instead of the 8th !!!!
maybe the leopard shark was playing with great white...
A Peregrine falcon is not a large bird of prey!
Remember it is a Sky report so anything larger than a budgie is a bird of prey and they have their own brand of shark called a Murdoch which comes in two versions old and young.
Loving the humour blueside lol
End of the world.
That's one excuse my hubby has not used for being late home from a game of golf . Sorry love, I was hit by a flying shark !!! I suppose there is always a first time lol
Tim Jim Thornton
So let me get it right somebody is claiming an Eagle dropped on the 12th. Must be a Scratch player then. Where I play golf there's loads of Sharks as I found out after losing a pony in a challenge.