Hammerhead sharks mingle with bathers on a Florida beachJun 152021
In the recording you can see how some people scream and others laugh, while the fins of the sharks emerge around them.
A group of bathers who on May 29 had fun in the shallow waters of a beach located in the port city of Penascola (Florida, USA), got a good scare when several hammerhead sharks began to swim in their wake. around, reports Fox News 13. The intrusion of the animals was filmed by an Alabama woman, Jacqueline Lesso, who was riding in a boat with her friends.
These beachgoers in Florida were caught by surprise when several hammerhead sharks started circling them in shallow waters by the shore. WOW! pic.twitter.com/oEGhQ6HKfx— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) June 12, 2021
In the recording, you can see how some of the sharks circle before separating and swimming towards the coast. When sharks mingle with swimmers, some scream and others laugh, as fins emerge around them.
Lesso's daughter was on a rubber raft with two people when a pair of sharks passed directly under her floating mattress. "Shut up," the woman says when she realizes the situation, while her companions remain calm.
"None of the sharks was in any way aggressive and the screams were more of excitement than hysteria. A lesson learned to remain calm and quiet," Lesso emphasized.
Hammerhead sharks, which live in shallow waters off Florida's Atlantic coast, rank seventh for unprovoked attacks on humans, according to data from the local Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, USA Today details.