Authorities in Florida are investigating after a video of a shark being dragged has gone viral. According to the Miami Herald, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is on alert after a clip showed boaters traveling at high speed and dragging a shark behind their vessel.
The video, which has over 50,000 views on Instagram, can be seen below:
A post shared by THE SHARK HUNTER (@marktheshark) on Jul 24, 2017 at 10:20am PDT
“The FWC takes this very seriously and is currently investigating this incident. We are also attempting to identify the individuals in the video and where it took place,” said Rob Klepper, public information coordinator, in an email Tuesday