Skip to comments.Hand with wedding ring of missing tourist found in shark off coast of Réunion
Posted on 11/08/2019 9:55:44 AM PST by lowbridge
The hand of a Scottish tourist who was last seen snorkeling off the French island of Réunion, near Madagascar, was found in the stomach of a tiger shark and he was identified by the wedding ring still on a finger.
The 44-year-old man, who has not been identified, went missing Saturday while swimming off the coast of the Indian Ocean island, according to the Guardian.
His wife identified the ring, which was recovered during an autopsy of the shark, one of five caught for research purposes on Monday and Tuesday by the Centre de Securite Requin, according to local TV channel Réunion La 1ère.
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Theres so much we can learn from Sharks.
The shark claims that the Scotsman asked him if he needed a hand.
his wife also said,” he was wearing a hat”
A shark and an Irishman went swimming...
the shark was later heard to say “Stay away from that mediteranian restaurant- it’s horrible! I asked for a HAM sandwich, and what do they give me? Just terrible! “
I quit travelling to Mexico years ago. Got stung by a jellyfish and haven’t been swimming in the ocean since.
OMG I was stung by a jelly fish in Hawaii in 1978 I also have not been in the ocean since then that was the most God awful pain and infection I have ever had!!! I live right on the beach in CA. and refuse to go in the water!!!
The waters around Reunion Island are among the most dangerous in the world as far as shark attacks, you’d have to be suicidal to swim there. This was a tiger shark, but the area is home to a large bull shark population also.
It takes some kind of idiot to snorkel in a well known shark infested area.
Natalie Wood? Didnt she sleep with the fishes? I guess it would be napped with the fishes since she was found .
I got stung near the Santa Monica in the 70’s.
Natalie Wood: The only wood that doesn’t float.
Let's not jump to any conclusions here.
Maybe the hand was floating in the water and just happened to get ingested by the poor shark - heavens! he could have choked on it.
Or, the police might have planted that hand on/in the shark....
Best disappearing act I’ve ever seen!
Are this guy AND Obama Bin Laden are really DEAD /s
Osama! (darn spell check)
“Steve was delicious” (obscure reference)
He can’t be identified yet someone recognized the wedding ring in the shark. Isn’t that a clue that next of kin are aware?
I see what you did there. ;)
Darwin Award winner...
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