No shark, Sherlock!

July 30, 2008

So, somebody stole a rare shark from an aquarium in England. The owner thinks the thief “came prepared,” because it turns out to steal a shark you have to show up with a big bag full of water, a polystyrene box and a net.

jaws-0730-200.jpgSo let me get this straight. It wasn’t jewel thieves who broke into the wrong shop, huh?

Now, the missing shark was half of a valuable breeding pair, so now they think the thief might come back for the mate.

Has anybody here ever SEEN a crime show? This is where you disguise a common trout with a little phony fin, some plastic teeth and a homing device.  Then, when the scoundrels come back to steal him…

Of course, that’s only one way to handle it. They may also want to check hospitals for anyone who recently acquired the nickname “Stumpy,” but I’m not going to do their work for them.

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Hanging shark display at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, Japan, in a 2001 file photo. REUTERS

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Wow, that’s quite a story! That picture on the other hand… Well, that’s some bad Kharma if I ever saw it…

Oh, and the blog title’s brilliant. Watson the agenda for the next one?…

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

Nice comment bandage.
But whats the point of the article – poke fun at the guy that lost the shark?

Posted by KK | Report as abusive

I KNEW Ryan Seacrest was lying! He didn’t just get bitten on the foot by a shark – the shark was defending itself!

Posted by Krista | Report as abusive