Swordfish versus Shark in Carboneras

SWORDFISH: Sharks are not the only predators Photo credit: Citron

CARBONERAS resident, Mari Carmen, was walking on the beach when she saw a three-metre shark struggling in the sand.
She rang the 112 Emergency Services who contacted Equinac, the marine wildlife rescue association.  They in turn rang Mari Carmen to talk her through returning the shark to the water as they set out for Carboneras.
Mari Carmen, who later told the Spanish media that she is terrified of sharks, literally rolled up her sleeves and with the help of two passers-by returned it to the water.
Despite their efforts, by the time the Equinac specialists reached the beach, the shark had twice returned to the shore and, following its last attempt, died through lack of oxygen.


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Linda Hall

Originally from the UK, Linda is based in Valenca and is a reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering local news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]

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