Nurse shark rescued by snorkelers off Singer Island

SINGER ISLAND, Fla. - A snorkeling trip turned into a rescue mission for a group of friends in Palm Beach County Monday.

Nicole Barden said she and her buddies went snorkeling off Singer Island when they stumbled across a young nurse shark in trouble. The shark was ensnared in fishing gear and caught under a rock.

They managed to cut the line and free the shark.

They also just happened to have an underwater camera with them and recorded the rescue.

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