A California woman made a starling discovery when reviewing family photos she had snapped during a recent trip to Manhattan Beach on Friday.
One of the images shows her 12-year-old son and his friend paddling ahead of a breaking wave on their surfboards, with one extra element in the background — an animal appearing to be a shark swimming just feet away from the children.
“It was quite a shock to see,” June Emerson told KTLA-TV.
“Many local surfers and lifeguards have seen this and believe it to be a shark,” she added to KTLA-TV. “Of course, I told my kids it was dolphin, as we live at the beach and are in the waters here almost daily.”
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