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Great white shark shore of a popular beach – while young children are towed in an inflatable nearby 

Great white shark is spotted lurking close to the shore of a popular beach – while young children are towed in an inflatable nearby

  • A juvenile great white shark was spotted swimming off McCrae Beach, Victoria
  • The shark was lurking in waters close to where children were playing off a boat
  • There was further sighting earlier in the day of a shark at Magic Lands beach

A juvenile great white shark was spotted lurking close to the shore of a popular beach, near to where young children were being towed on a boat.  

Witness Steve Carey captured the young shark on camera as it swam in the clear waters. 

He alerted the two children to the shark, who scrambled off an inflatable donut to safety, 9News reported. 

Witness Steve Carey captured the young shark on camera as it swam in the clear waters 

A juvenile great white shark was spotted lurking close to the shore of a popular beach, near to where young children were playing

A juvenile great white shark was spotted lurking close to the shore of a popular beach, near to where young children were playing

Mr Carey warned on Twitter: ‘Fair sized shark off McCrae beach just now. Warned a family with kids being towed in an inflatable.’

‘Rescue patrol think it’s a juvenile white pointer.’

Experts believe the shark to have been injured after a gash was visible down its left side.  

Earlier in the day, a shark was sighted within just 500m of Magic Lands beach  

Following the sighting, Victoria Police advised swimmers to leave the water in Cape Woolamai, Newhaven, Smiths Beach, Sunderland Bay, Surf Beach and Ventnor. 

The shark is believed to be a 4m great white shark and was spotted within just 500m of Magic Lands beach at 9.45am on Sunday morning, the Herald Sun reported. 

 

 



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