A Nigerian man identified as Aonimite Daniel Okonyo Numoipre, took to Facebook to share photos of the shark he killed in Bayelsa State.
The shark was caught in the Atlantic Ocean of Okpoama, in Brass local government area of Bayelsa State. Bodmas kemepadei wrote;
“This shark was caught with a hook in the ocean at Okpoama Brass today”
Here are photos below;
This is coming few days after we reported that a baby whale which was found in a community in Delta State, was killed by residents of the area. The baby whale reportedly washed up on the shores of Obotobo 1 Community of Ogulagha Kingdom in Burutu LGA, Delta State.
A whale was also killed in the boundary between Ese-odo/ Ilaje LGA in Ondo state, early this year. It was grounded on shallow sea shore. Locals were seen posing with the mammal as well as shapening their cutlass and other materials dissect it for consumption.
There was also an amazing footage of a scientist’s dangerous close encounter with a 12-foot great white shark. Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries researcher Dr. Greg Skomal got the shock of his life when a shark nearly took a bite out of him as he stood at the bow of a boat outside Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Skomal was attempting to capture underwater footage using a GoPro mounted to a painter’s pole. As he was recording, a great white breached directly below him, causing Skomal to leap back.
The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy captured and posted footage of the close call and posted it on their Facebook page on Monday. The video records the captain yell, “Holy crap! it jumped right out of the water!”
The conservancy said scientists received multiple reports of breaching white sharks from fishermen and boaters – but encounters are rare.
“White sharks are wild and unpredictable animals,” the group said. “This is a good reminder of the importance of not becoming complacent and always staying vigilant when in or on the water.”