13-foot shark spotted close to Navarre Beach shore

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NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — Navarre Beach Fire-Rescue snapped pictures of a shark close to shore. They posted photos on Facebook showing the big fish just feet from the beach and people. According to the post the shark was a hammerhead and about 13 feet long. National Geographic says hammerheads do not actively seek out human prey, but are very defensive and will attack when provoked.

Approximate 13 foot Hammerhead shark swimming just off our beach today!

Posted by Navarre Beach Fire Rescue on Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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