A SCUBA instructor recently channeled his inner “SeaMan”, when he came to the aid of a nurse shark in the waters off the Cayman Islands.
According to Cayman Compass,
“A scuba diving instructor was leading a group of tourists on a dive off Cayman Brac when he made the bizarre discovery of a shark with a kitchen knife sticking out of its head.
Brett Johnson coolly swam down and removed the knife from the shark, which appears to have survived the ordeal.”
The incident has sparked new concern about treatment of sharks, which are a protected species in the Cayman Islands.
I am friends with many divers, though I personally do not like voluntarily relinquishing my status atop the food chain. However, as a fishing guide, I do understand wanting to take care of the place where one makes a living doing something they love. Kudos to Mr. Johnson for his Samaritan act.