After seeing the alligators and snakes into residential areas, the concern for flood victims in the state of Queensland, Australia, increased. Today, one resident claimed to have seen other predatory animals, namely a shark.
Members of city council Goodna, Ipswich, Paul Tully, as reported by the Brisbane Times newspaper, Thursday, January 13, 2011, said that one of its citizens, Steve Bateman, said she saw a bull shark swimming in front of a shop flooded.
However, recognition Goodna Bateman in the City can not be confirmed because he was being evacuated some where. Tully said that he believed Bateman by saying that Bateman is not a man who likes to lie.
"He's not the kind of a liar. He said he had seen sharks swimming in the nearby shopping center and I believe it, "said Tully.
"Sharks in the main street of Goodna probably is something that never happened before," said Tully again.
Bateman, said Tully, said she saw a bull shark species. Shark species are commonly found in shallow and warm waters along the coast, and known for his behavior unpredictable, sometimes aggressive. Because Tully reports, police advised residents to stay away from flooding.
Seaworld Australia Director, Trevor Long, said that the possibility of finding a bull shark in the location it is not possible flooding. He said that bull sharks have a high tolerance to fresh water, causing them to give birth in the Brisbane River.
Long said that what is seen by Bateman possibility is the son of a bull shark that can reach 1.5 meters in length. Children bull sharks are usually looking for food in the river, after their adult foraging in the sea.
"They are sensitive animals, they will run away when I hear a sound or a splash of water," said Long.
"No need to worry about, but it should be noted that they swim to the surface at night to find food, so I would avoid these waters," continued Long again.
Earlier in the city of Rockhampton, Queensland, last week, residents saw the appearance of alligators and snakes in the location of flooding. The appearance they make a worry, because the location of the flood to reach residents and refugee resettlement.