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Shark shocks fishing family by jumping into boat

by Ben Hooper 20 Oct 2018 08:16 UTC
Family's terror as bull shark jumps into tinny during fishing trip © 7 News

A fishing trip for an Australian father and his three sons took an unusual turn when a bull shark jumped directly into their boat.

The Chapman family said they were out on the Prosperine River in Queensland earlier this month when the 7-foot bull shark jumped out of the water and landed in their small boat.

"Tell you what, that was the most frightening experience of my life," teenager Connor Chapman told 7 News.

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