A lost fisherman, who drifted at sea for 15 weeks, sleeping next to his dead brother-in-law, was eventually helped to safety - by a shark. Toakai Teitoi was stuck on a 15ft wooden boat for more than 100 days after he ran out of fuel and the vessel drifted deep into the Pacific. Teitoi claims it was only after the intervention of a circling shark that he was eventually rescued
October 5, 2012
Shark Saves Man Drifting at Sea
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