Beached Blue Shark Dies on Guaratuba Beach in Paraná State

After agonizing for two hours, the animal died and was collected by a Guaratuba municipal tractor under the coordination of a team from the Center for Sea Studies (UFPR).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday morning, February 19th, a blue shark was found stranded on Guaratuba beach, on the coast of Paraná in the South of the country.

According to information from the Correio do Litoral website, the animal was seen on the beach still alive around 6 AM. However, it died approximately two hours later.

A video shows two men dragging a blue shark found in Guaratuba away from the water.

On a video posted on social media, the blue shark is seen struggling on the sand. Two men then drag the animal further away from the water . . .

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