Bull Shark Spotted for The Second Time Today at Lake Benton, Minnesota!
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Ake Benton-MN Thursday, Residents should be on the lookout after a fourth bull shark sighting that was reported in Lake Benton, Minnesota. The bull shark was spotted by a boat at 1:43 pm at a deserted beach at Lake Benton, Minnesota by 8 people when they were doing they were taking a breaking while tubing and swimming in shallow water near a beach. Richard Brown 31, Thomas Brown 12, Joseph Brown 10, Charles Brown 39, Jessica Brown 38, Christopher Jones 51, Linda Miller 36, David Miller 36, and Lisa Miller 9 , were the witnesses that saw the shark. No one was attacked or hurt. They were able to get on the beach. After they got on the beach the shark circled swam in shallow water boat and then dived back underwater. The witnesses waited on the beach for 25 to 30 minutes and decided to swim as fast as they can to get on the boat with there tube. The boat was 25 yards offshore. The witnesses said that the shark was about 10-12 feet long. After that they decided to take a boat ride instead. Some of the witnesses claimed it was the most terrifying swim their whole lifetime.
Brian Briar, National Resources Department in Marshall MN says, "Bull Sharks are known to be able to swim between salt and fresh water. Although they are able to swim in fresh water typically they are only found in tropical rivers around the world." This is the second reported sighting of a bull shark in Lake Benton today and the fifth one this week. Scientists and authorities are still going to investigate how a bull shark got this far north from the Gulf of Mexico all the way up to a lake in Minnesota and why there have been sightings lately.
The other sighting took place earlier today at Lake Benton and the link is here: https://www.youreact247.com/5f636b562d75e/another-bull-shark-spotted-for-the-fourth-time-this-week-at-lake-benton-minnesota.html