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More Animal Abuse Claims Emerge Against Boaters Filmed Dragging Shark - HuffPost

Accusations of animal abuse are piling up for several individuals suspected of filming themselves dragging a shark behind a speedboat last week. Since the shark footage surfaced, members of the public have shared other disturbing photos and videos that ...and more »

Petition calls for Florida men who dragged shark behind motorboat to be jailed as Gov. Rick Scott calls video ... - New York Daily News

Thousands are calling for the four Florida men who dragged a shark behind their motorboat and laughed as the animal bounced over the waves to be jailed. Last week, a video surfaced on social media of a shark flipping and flopping in the water as it was ...and more »

FWC confirms investigation into more shark abuse - ABC Action News

SARASOTA, Fla. - New images of shark abuse have surfaced online, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission confirms the images are part of their larger investigation into a group of men who appear to have a history of wildlife abuse. The FWC ...and more »

Who's the real animal? The shark abuser - Stuff.co.nz

OPINION: The group of cackling sadists that dragged a live shark at high speed behind a boat in the US - and then shared the video - might soon be seeing their own police mug shots all over social media. It would be the least of their problems. Florida ...and more »

Outrage, investigation continue in 'shark drag' abuse case - The Anna Maria Islander

A clip from the viral video of a shark-dragging that occurred in waters offshore of Manatee County in the Gulf of Mexico. Online posts indicate Michael Wenzel, center, holding a white pelican's bill, is one of the men in the shark-dragging video that ...and more »

Will Shark Video Propel Lawmakers to Get Tougher with Animal Abusers? - Sunshine State News

Maybe some good will come from the heinous acts of animal cruelty against sharks and other creatures, including a pelican, mounted like trophies on social media last week by the fishermen responsible. Could it be? Could the disturbing 11-second video ...and more »

A real-life 'Jaws,' but this time it's the shark-killers who are being hunted - Bradenton Herald

Growing and mutating like a living thing, public anger over a video of four Florida men dragging a shark behind a powerboat acquired new targets over the weekend: the show of a new MTV reality show about young Gulf Coast hardbodies and one of its stars ...and more »

Viral Video Depicting Boat Dragging a Shark at High Speed Is Under Investigation - TheInertia.com

The video under investigation appears to depict a blacktip shark flailing behind a boat as passengers aboard laugh. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Inertia. Editor's note: The video below is graphic and may be disturbing to some readers. The Florida Fish ...and more »

Hiaasen: Who's the real animal? The shark abuser - Tallahassee.com

The group of cackling sadists that dragged a live shark at high speed behind a boat — and then shared the video — might soon be seeing their own police mug shots all over social media. It would be the least of their problems. Florida wildlife ...and more »

Carl Hiaasen: Who's the real animal? The shark abuser - TCPalm

Florida wildlife officials are investigating a video that appears to show a boat traveling at a high speed while dragging a shark. USA TODAY. carlmug.jpg. Carl Hiaasen (Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. The group of ...and more »