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September 11, 2017 04:42 PM

While countless animals have been displaced by Hurricane Irma, the story behind this shark’s relocation is a little different.

This great white shark didn’t end up in a Sydney, Australia, public swimming pool by accident, it was put there on purpose.

According to The Guardian, the young shark washed up on Manly beach and was in desperate need of help. Thankfully, beachgoers reacted quickly, bypassing selfies to call in marine rescuers and lifeguards to assist the animal.

After looking over the shark, rescuers decided the great white wasn’t ready to head into the ocean just yet, so they moved it to a place where it could easily be surveyed: a public pool.

Manly Sea Life Sanctuary transported the shark to Fairy Bower pool, where it is now being monitored and treated until experts decide the juvenile is ready for open water.

Understandably, the pool has been closed to swimmers, but the new occupant has still attracted plenty of visitors.

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