Teenage fisherman praised for saving shark at Quinns Beach in Perth
A teenage fisherman is praised for his bravery after catching a thrashing shark and then teaming up with fellow beachgoers to free it
- Four teenage fishermen accidentally reeled in a three-foot shark
- The group worked against crashing waves to pull the shark back out to sea
- Onlookers cheered and applauded the group as the shark safely swam away
A group of young fishermen were hailed for their bravery after a teenager caught a shark off a popular beach.
Witnesses filmed the four teenagers struggling to drag the monster predator back into the sea at Quinns Beach in north Perth as the sun began to set on Wednesday.
The boys grabbed the shark’s dorsal fin as the waves swept the animal onto shore.
Footage of the incident shows the distraught creature opening and closing its mouth as beachgoers desperately work to save it.
Four teenagers received applause for rescuing a shark they accidentally flung onto a popular beach (pictured the group dragging the shark into the water)
Eventually, they managed to get the shark into deep enough water for it to swim away.
A crowd of onlookers can be heard cheering as the animal returns to the water.
A similar incident was also recorded near Quinns Beach in 2019 when a shark washed ashore.
Rottnest Island’s The Basin Beach and Fremantle’s Port Beach were also closed on Wednesday after a shark was sighted near their shoreline.
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