Caribbean: What happened when a shark was dragged from the water for a photo op

Caribbean: What happened when a shark was dragged from the water for a photo op
Geniuses at work. (Image: Screen grab of Facebook video via UK Mirror)

[Ed. – The shark died.  “Corrective measures” are being taken.]

A shark has died after a group of tourists dragged it out of the water to take photographs with it.

In a video posted online recorded in the Dominican Republic, a group of men race into the water before pulling it onto the beach with ropes.

Some of the people were reportedly lifeguards from the nearby Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana.

The shark then appears to become tangled in the ropes of a life ring and thrashes violently.

Lifeguards then appear to put a life ring over the shark’s head and prod it with a plank of wood.

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