Once sharks enter the news cycle,
it’s officially the start of summer.
A Delaware beachgoer filmed a man at Cape
Henlopen State Park beach carrying an enormous
shark under his arm while in knee-deep water.
Rachael Foster, who caught the video,
shared it to Facebook where it’s
accumulated over 94,000 views.
As several stunned beachgoers and
kids stared at him from the shore.
the video reveals how the man then pried open the
shark’s mouth and showed it off to the spectators,
possibly anticipating a fun photo opportunity.
In the video, people can be heard laughing somewhat
nervously at the encounter. One woman in the background
can even be heard saying, “Oh my god, that’s a big a** shark”.
“Everyone started yelling, ‘Shark, shark, get
out of the water!’” Foster told DelmarvaNow.
“It was so crazy, like a movie. Like ‘Jaws’” .
Foster confirmed that the swimmer was only
trying to help out the shark — which had a
hook stuck in its mouth — then he let it free