Derrick Chaulk was driving near the harbor in Norris Arm North (Newfoundland) when he saw what he thought he was a beached whale. Upon closer examination, however, he discovered it was actually a 2.5 meter Greenland Shark with a chunk of Moose in it’s mouth.
Another man, Jeremy Ball, arrived and started yanking on the chunk until he was able to dislodge it. Then, using a rope they tied around its tail, the two men were able to move the shark into deeper water, where it eventually started breathing again.
Greenland Sharks are one of the largest living species of shark, and can grow to 6.4 m (21 ft) and 1,000 kg (2,200 lb).
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