Swimmers received a little shock this afternoon, when a live shark washed up on Sydney’s popular Manly Beach.
Photos and videos of the surprise encounter were posted to social media just after midday on Monday.
“Literally about to take my boys for a swim… #shark #manlybeach” one person wrote alongside a video of the shark moving its tale in the shallows of the beach.
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It has not yet been confirmed what type of shark it is.
The animal is understood to have since been rescued.
— Alex Martiniuk (@AlexMartiniuk) September 11, 2017