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WATCH: Shark chases ray off Anclote Key

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The pursuit begins.  Courtesy: Eagle 8 The pursuit begins. Courtesy: Eagle 8
Missed him again, says the shark! Missed him again, says the shark!
The shark spent a lot of time swimming in circles after the ray. The shark spent a lot of time swimming in circles after the ray.
... and then there was one. ... and then there was one.
ANCLOTE KEY, FL (WFLA) -

Eagle 8 was cruising over Anclote Key when our pilot Judd Chapin and photographer Peter Masa noticed something in the water below.

What looked like a hammerhead shark was chasing a ray through the shallows.

The ray lead the shark on a chase for several minutes.  The shark often wound up swimming in circles just trying to keep up.  The pursuit also stirred up sand, giving the ray more cover.

But when the sand cleared, it appeared the shark no longer had company.  Maybe the ray got away?

 

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