This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you consent to our use of cookies unless you have disabled them.

eMag | Directory | TNT Travel Show 2017 | Events Search | TNT Jobs


Several Perth beaches were forced to close on Thursday after a four-metre long shark was spotted circling a six-metre long whale close to shore.

Surf Life Saving WA tweeted that the whale was first spotted '25m off City Beach, 500m south of the groyne'.

The shark was soon spotted following it.

'Reports of 4m shark in vicinity to the whale,' it added.

Several Perth beaches, including City Beach, Scarborough, Brighton and Trigg, were closed as the beasts swam north and have now been reopened.

It's just a day since the state government's shark catch and kill policy ended and controversial drum lines - set one kilometre off the coast - were removed.

Image via Surf Life Saving WA


Talkback


There’s some fin in the water: Perth beaches closed following shark scare
Digital Mag

Latest News

Stay connected on social networks
Like us on Facebook
Follow TNT on Twitter