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WATCH: Shark Vs. Grouper. Shark Loses.

NPR | Aug. 23, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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Scott Neuman

A black tip shark, caught on a fishing line, circles a boat just before it's devoured by a Goliath grouper.

A black tip shark, caught on a fishing line, circles a boat just before it's devoured by a Goliath grouper.

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This is not your typical “David and Goliath” tale. This time, it’s Goliath that wins:

A couple of anglers fishing off the coast of Bonita Springs, Fla., earlier this month shot video of a four-foot Blacktip shark they hooked.

You’d think that would be enough excitement for one day, but what happened next was the real kicker: as they reel in the line, a Goliath grouper emerges from the depths and snatches the shark in one gulp.

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