After a 20-minute fight with a tarpon under Long Key bridge near Duck Key, Fla., a hammerhead shark attacks and eventually eats the tarpon.
The anglers say they tried to protect the tarpon by running it down and creating noise to confuse the shark. After a quick release, the shark returns and, after about five hits, the shark wins and swims off with the fish.
Moments later, half of the tarpon floats to the surface and one angler grabs the remains. When the shark returns and bumps the boat, the angler gives up on the carcass. Another fisherman grabs it just as the hammerhead strikes again.
Conservative size estimates for the shark are 14 feet and around 400 pounds.
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