And here you thought you only had to worry about alligators in The Sunshine State…
Early Monday evening, John Bailey went for a stroll through Sebastian Inlet State Park in Vero Beach, Florida, where he spotted a bobcat near the water’s edge.
He then took a photo with his iPhone that has everyone talking: the bobcat dragging a 4-foot shark out of the ocean and onto the sand.
“It’s kind of been a shock,” Bailey said of his photo going viral. “I didn’t think it was that rare, but I guess it is.”
Bailey told First Coast News that the shark appeared to be in search of smaller fish in shallow waters when the bobcat spotted it. The photographer’s presence apparently spooked the bobcat, however, and the large feline dropped the shark and ran off before enjoying shark-fin soup for dinner.
And while some outlets were initially skeptical as to the photograph’s authenticity — it’s hard to believe anything you see on the Internet these days — local wildlife experts are convinced that the animalRead More »from Bobcat photographed snatching a shark out of the ocean in Florida