June 24, 2016
A LARGE hammerhead shark swam up to the beach at Montagu on Friday afternoon, causing much excitement for onlookers and local vendors.
"Boy, he big boy!” was the cry from people who watched as the shark moved in close to the shore, probably trying to find stingrays on which to prey, although there were suggestions that offal from the fish cleaning on the market side of the dock had attracted it.
Concerned parents called their children out of the water once the shark's fin broke the surface near the shoreline. Some observers estimated the shark's size at between 14 and 16 feet.
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