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Dolphin ‘Sharkbombs’ Kelly Slater Video




Slater & Shark



” The surfing world has been abuzz this week after video emerged of Kelly Slater seemingly having a close encounter with a shark while surfing in Western Australia.

  A mysterious shadow can clearly be seen next to Slater as a surfs a wave in the Margaret River region, with fans speculating that the 11-time world champion may have survived a hairy moment with a shark.

  But Steve Robertson from Association of Surfing Professionals has poured a big bucket cold, salty water on that theory.”

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Eagle Steals Camera In Western Australia, Takes ‘Selfies’ On 70-Mile Journey [VIDEO]



” When rangers in Western Australia lost a motion-sensor camera to capture crocodiles, they thought the device fell into the nearby gorge. But a few weeks ago the camera turned up roughly 70 miles away and its footage explains why.

  Three 30-second clips show how a seal eagle scooped up the camera and flew with it before depositing it on the ground and pecking it. Rangers were shocked to uncover the rare footage.

” It was pretty amazing because it’s one of the first camera traps to ever get picked up,” Gooniyandi ranger Roneil Skeen told the Australian Broadcast Corporation. “They’ve had camera traps moved [by animals] before, but not taken off, like a flying camera you know?

  A similar camera trap shot photos of the Borneo bay cat, a feline so rare that fewer than 2,500 are known to exist.  ”