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TODAY   |  October 03, 2013

Fisherman risks own life to revive deadly shark

A Florida fisherman hooked a 300-pound bull shark on a catch-and-release trip off the coast of Florida. When he noticed the shark wasn’t swimming, the fisherman jumped onto the beast’s back and forced water into its gills, saving its life.

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>> the world's deadliest sharks may owe his life to the same fisherman that caught it. the man hooks during a catch and release trip, after it was set free the shark wasn't swimming. the fisherman jumped on his back to force water into its gilles and revive it. hopefully, he got off the shark's back