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Is That a Shark Swimming Through the Streets of Ft. Myers Florida?

shark swimming

No word if the shark identifies as gay.

The saying is that anything can happen in Florida. And post Hurricane Ian that appears even more true, as locals report on the damage of the storm. But one of the wierdest reports suggests that sharks may be trolling the streets of Ft. Myers. 

Colin McCarthy of  @US_Stormwatch tweeted "The storm surge is so powerful from #HurricaneIan that it has brought a shark into the city streets of Fort Myers."


However, other Twitter users were quick to question the verasity of the report. Including Dr. G @lag6267 who wrote "Don't think this is real. According to the index on the video it was created in June 2010. Someone else posted it at 10 AM as in Fort Myers, but the storm surge wasn't like that at 10 AM."



And others suggested additional fake images would soon be trending, including
@b0bby_brwn who posted "I’ll give it another 12 hours before this photo once again goes viral claiming a shark entered the area." with this:


And Twitter added a notice (which only appears on mobile not desktop devices) noting that other users have questioned its truthfulness

shark street note


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