Video: Man Tortures Shark for Pleasure

Australian Anglers Express Outrage at Torture of a Protected Whaler Shark

**Warning! Video May Be Disturbing **

This video shows a man torturing a whaler shark that was caught off Australia. reported the video first surfaced on Facebook. The Facebook user also wrote that he has other videos of he and his friends torturing and killing numerous sharks.

Aussie anglers are outraged by this violent video. The malicious act has been condemned by recreational angling group –– RecFishWest –– and the editor of Western Angler has asked anglers to "Only keep a creature if you're going to eat it, in which case it should be dispatched quickly and humanely."

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