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Runner Finds Shark on Sullivan's Island Beach

Beached fish caught by retreating tide.

Photo Credit: Steven Colman
Photo Credit: Steven Colman
A runner on Sullivan's Island Wednesday morning discovered a 5-foot bull shark that had apparently beached and died near Station 18 on the island.

The runner, Steven Colman, said he thought the shark was caught in a lagoon between to sand bars as the tide went back.

He discovered the fish around 6 a.m. Maintenance workers later removed it and disposed of the carcass. 
JoSCh July 18, 2013 at 10:37 AM
This is why I always bring a chainsaw to the beach. /sharknado
Patch.com July 19, 2013 at 10:45 AM
And this breed of sharks are apparently the most likely to attack swimmers. Yikes! They use a "bump and bite" attack method, according to Wikipedia. Fun. :/
JoSCh July 19, 2013 at 12:41 PM
From Myrtle Beach last year... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMBl9HjeZDY
Patch.com July 19, 2013 at 03:03 PM
Yikes. You never know where those guys are lurking. I guess stuff like this is a testament to how infrequently they attack humans.

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