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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 »

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 »

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 »

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

“It's cruelty to animals. These guys are bad guys.” Capt. Warren Girle, a professional fishing guide and operator of Bradenton Beach Fishing Charters, summed up the outrage in the recreational fishing world about the shark dragging video that went ...and more »