Shark of the Day: Cape Cod Beachgoers Save A Stuck Great White

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Looks like someone didn't get enough attention during shark week.

This juvenile great white shark found her/himself beached on the friendly shores of Chatham, Massachusetts. Though the video appears at first to be a terrible vision of a doomed aquatic predator, the harbor master and tenacious beach visitors saved it.

The shark seems to place full trust in the professionalism of the do-gooders.

As they wrap the line around the shark's tail to drag it carefully back to the water, it's all like...



In the same vein, those helpers are trying to stay as far away from the many rows of teeth that would do some real damage if given the chance.

The whole affair comes merely days after the annual shark-stravaganza that is the Discovery Channel's Shark Week. Since Discovery has been arguing that sharks are pretty intelligent, we can make the assumption that this little guy loved the attention he got from last week's television event and wanted more.

Mom of Five Takes to Facebook After Beachgoers Insult Her Body

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Tanis Jex-Blake posted this photo and letter to Facebook after a trip to the beach:
This is an open letter to the 2 guys and 1 girl who decided to skip work today in Sherwood Park where they were building a house, but instead decided to come to Alberta Beach to relax in the sun, enjoy the water and some beers. I'm sorry if my first attempt at sun tanning in a bikini in public in 13 years "grossed you out". I'm sorry that my stomach isn't flat and tight. I'm sorry that my belly is covered in stretch marks. I'm NOT sorry that my body has housed, grown, protected, birthed and nurtured FIVE fabulous, healthy, intelligent and wonderful human beings. I'm sorry if my 33 year old, 125 lb body offended you so much that you felt that pointing, laughing, and pretending to kick me. But I'll have you know that as I looked at your 'perfect' young bodies, I could only think to myself "what great and amazing feat has YOUR body done?". I'll also have you know that I held my head high, unflinching as you mocked me, pretending that what you said and did had no effect on me; but I cried in the car on the drive home. Thanks for ruining my day. It's people like you who make this world an ugly hateful place. I can't help but feel sorry for the women who will one day bear your children and become "gross" in your eyes as their bodies change during the miraculous process of pregnancy. I can only hope that one day you'll realize that my battle scars are something to be proud of, not ashamed of.
Watch an interview with Tanis here:

(h/t Global News)

Damn Nature, You Scary of the Day: Russian Beachgoers Caught in Surprise Hailstorm

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Busted of the Day: These Women Brazenly Try to Steal Some Beach Gear, but Justice Gets Served

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WARNING: Language in this video.

Crazy Creature of the Day: Strange Life Form on Brazilian Beach

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This amazing jellyfish-like creature is known as a Portuguese Man o' War (or Caravela Portuguesa) and was found on a beach in Olivenca, Bahia, Brazil. This siphonophore has many venomous tentacles that have an extremely painful sting.