Video of Huge Bird of Prey Flying Off with Large Shark Like Fish Drives the Internet Insane
2020 is turning out a very eventful year for all the wrong reasons and of course the biggest of them all is the coronavirus. But this isn’t about that because there is an overdose of the virus on the net. Stranger things keep unfolding every week and not every time will netizens be lucky enough to see them. However, there are always people at the right place at the right time which is why the entire world woke up to a viral video of a large bird flying away with a shark or was it some other fish that looked like a shark. It has become a huge debate that till today is raging on.
1A strange event unfolds at Myrtle’s Beach, South Carolina
The latest strange events offerings of 2020 was a spontaneous video shot by a beachgoer from Myrtle’s Beach, South Carolina. It showed a large bird flying off clutching a wriggling fish that looked clearly like a shark. People were astounded and shocked at the bird with a dangerous predator gripped firmly in its claws. But many feel it was something else.
2A winged predator flying off with a shark?
The predatory bird flying over the heads of stunned beachgoers on Myrtle Beach generated a mammoth response of social media like Facebook and twitter. A CBS news report after an investigation said that the video of the bird with a shark in its claws was captured by one Ashley White and was shared by Kelly Burbage on Facebook with a caption “Eagle? Condor? Caught a shark in Myrtle Beach!” Surprisingly the video chalked up a mammoth 23.3 million views on twitter.
3Many wondered what it actually was
The video of the wriggling fish trying to free itself from the claws of the bird was shared on a public group “Tracking sharks” solicited comments and help from many in hopes of finding out if it was really a shark or something else. “Anyone know what type of bird this is and is it holding a shark?” Tracking Sharks asked. Not many could give a definite answer. No one really noticed at the time.
4The bird was an osprey which is certain
The bird flew over the heads of onlookers trying to make sense of what just happened. The video of the bird with what appears to be a wriggling shark in its claws was shared on the twitter group Tracking Sharks and it immediately triggered a debate as to what it could be. Wholesome agreed it was a shark, many felt it could be mackerel, ladyfish or bluefish. Many agreed that the bird was a large bird of prey called the Osprey.