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Tennyson Beach Pregnant Shark Was Carrying 20 Puppies


Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, shark, puppies, shark fishing, released, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2137 days ago - news.com.au
SHARK fisherman Tim, who claims to have landed the 2.5m bronze whaler which washed up on Tennyson beach, has defended sport fishing. And it has been revealed the pregnant shark was carrying 20 puppies. Tim, who declined to give his surname for fear o



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Pam F. (227)
Saturday January 17, 2009, 3:26 am
VOTE -
Should all forms of shark fishing be banned?

Yes 23% (148 votes)

Yes - and all sport fishing 16% (103 votes)

No - fair game 35% (222 votes)

No - strict controls 24% (154 votes)

Total of 627 votes
 

Kathy W. (299)
Saturday January 17, 2009, 3:31 am
How sad that she was pregnant, that makes it even worse. :( Noted and voted.
Thank you Jacqueline.
 

Tony Fields (344)
Saturday January 17, 2009, 7:00 am
Thankz Jacquelin, to be fair dinkum they should be banned 200%...
 

JULIE ANN Z. (247)
Saturday January 17, 2009, 8:04 am
If shark fishing should be banned, all fishing should be banned. again we are saying some fish are more important than others. It is like saying cats and dogs because they are "pets" are more important than cows, pigs, sheep, chickes, etc, Even though these animals are also kept by many as pets. It is sad she died and more so preg, but her death is no worse than that of billions of other animals we slaughter every hour of the day in slaughter houses. or the thousands of other fish that are caught and killed every day for sport, and by fisheries.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Saturday January 17, 2009, 3:45 pm
Noted ,so glad it was put back in the water !!!
 

Suzanne P. (40)
Wednesday January 21, 2009, 12:42 pm
noted and voted...
 
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