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Old 05-10-2010, 09:00 AM
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St. Petersburg, Florida -- You never know what you're going to find just driving down the street.
For example, 10 Connects Photojournalist Paul Kasper was headed to a story this weekend, when he pulled alongside a pickup truck on 4th Street in St. Petersburg. The truck was carrying a shark in the bed.


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Probably some moron wants to get it stuffed... Or maybe it outgrew his aquarium.

I got a kick out of the poll in the article
Poll: Should wild animals be held in captivity?
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That's a load of carp.

He was trucking that shark just for the halibut.

He was doing that on porpoise.
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That's a load of carp.

He was trucking that shark just for the halibut.

He was doing that on porpoise.
The shark ended up in the truck due to a fluke.
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Originally Posted by DarthBaiter View Post
The shark ended up in the truck due to a fluke.
It sounds like a red herring to me.
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Maybe the reporter wanted to do a story on the shark that hitch hiked from the Gulf side to the Atlantic. I almost want to call in and tell the reporter that was me. Then I could get him to report a rediculous story and look like a complete idiot to everyone that sees it. They must be hard up for some news down there.
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He was on his way to meet the gill of his dreams. He liked the way she smelt. She was decked out in high eels, so he snapper up.
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Originally Posted by Blythe1022 View Post
Maybe the reporter wanted to do a story on the shark that hitch hiked from the Gulf side to the Atlantic. I almost want to call in and tell the reporter that was me. Then I could get him to report a rediculous story and look like a complete idiot to everyone that sees it. They must be hard up for some news down there.
No kidding, people catch sharks in FL? Who knew?
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Maybe it was just road kill from a Land Shark?
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Now THAT was a Bachlor Party!!!
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Maybe it was just road kill from a Land Shark?

Candygram...

Flowers...

Dan is going to need a sturgeon shortly...


The pickup was driving the shark down the pike to the sole train. They didn't want it at the prawn shop. That made him crabby.

He used the truck 'cause it didn't fit into his Stingray.
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Florida-- It took Josh Lipert an hour and a half to catch the 8 1/2 foot, 325-pound, bull shark... then another half hour to pull it out of the water, next to the St. Pete Pier.
But the fun was only beginning. He drove his pickup, with the shark in the back, north on 4th Street. For the other motorists on 4th Street, it wasn't something you normally see on a Saturday morning. That's when 10 Connects Photojournalist Paul Kasper, snapped his photo.
Click here to see a full-size picture of the shark in the truck.
"I had people chasing me down with their camera phones," Josh told 10 Connects. "They were hanging over their steering wheels, out their windows, trying to take pictures. I had people pulling alongside me asking if it was fake."
Well, it wasn't. Josh took the shark to Gandy Beach and carved it into steaks, which he gave to friends. He kept the jaws as a souvenir.
And what did Josh think of Paul Kasper's photo of the shark in his truck?
"Pretty good picture for drivin'."

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Thanks Capemariner for the follow up.

Congrats to Josh, ...this will be a memory shared within your family for generations to come.


And let's not forget Paul Kasper.
Paul, what were you doing taking pictures while driving and is this the kind of hazardous behavior that we can expect from a 10 Connect photojournalist?
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After they got a tip it was a girl driving the truck, they flounder.
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He was saving the shark from the oil spill!
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Originally Posted by REELNAUTI4U View Post
Thanks Capemariner for the follow up.

Congrats to Josh, ...this will be a memory shared within your family for generations to come.


And let's not forget Paul Kasper.
Paul, what were you doing taking pictures while driving and is this the kind of hazardous behavior that we can expect from a 10 Connect photojournalist?
It's St. Pete, what do you expect?
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Jeez, what a Drum post!
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That's about as tasteless and senseless as the deer hunters who strap deer to the hoods of their trucks.
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