Chaos erupts on beach as shark attacks seal close to shore
A beach on Cape Cod was evacuated after a shark attacked a seal just off shore.
Thayer Wade was relaxing on Nauset Beach in Orleans, Massachusetts when he heard a disturbance in the water. When he looked out, he saw what appeared to be a fin of a great white shark, thrashing just 25 yards off shore. The shark attacked a seal, turning the water red with blood.
Chaos erupted on the beach as swimmers and surfers rushed to shore. Because the attack happened so close to people in the water, the crowd panicked, thinking a person had been attacked.
“I look on the left and I see my friend Nisi paddling for his life and I see something flubbering in the water with blood all around it. I thought it was a person,” surfer Zevi Greenspan told the local NBC affiliate. Read more…