Fearless Real Estate Agent Catches Shark And Throws It Back Into Ocean

The brave agent'herded the shark into shallow water and then bent over to pick it

A Sydney woman has become a social media sensation after she saved a shark that had become stuck in a rockpool.

'It was so gorgeous, this little shark was trapped in the rock pool, ' Ms Hatheier, an agent with Cronulla Real Estate, told Nova's Fitzy and Wippa. "I was feeling sorry for him", she said.

You're going for a quick dip in an ocean pool and you catch sight of a shark in the water: what do you do?

While Hatheier was applauded for her bravery, she said she knew Port Jackson sharks are relatively harmless.

After being alerted, Hatheier is filmed picking up the shark before carrying it in her arms over to the pool's ledge and releasing it into the ocean.

"I jumped in and I thought, 'I reckon I can probably get him out.' And mum called 000, so the police came down as well".


"Our in house Shark Wrangler Melissa Hatheier wrestling a shark out of Oak Park Rock Pool yesterday morning!"

"So I herded him into the shallows and then I just sort of got on my knees. I just dived on him".

But - as the video shows - Melissa didn't let the warnings scare her.

"I thought, as long as I keep my hand near its fins it couldn't bite me; I wouldn't have grabbed it by the tail though".

Hatheier told The ABC she may not have been so brazen had the shark been a bigger breed, however.

The video was uploaded to Facebook where it's been viewed more than nine thousand times.

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