Free Charlie the Shark, FB users urge eatery owners

Facebook account Renaza Resort Indonesia posted a video of a blacktip shark kept in an aquarium at a restaurant outside Kuala Lumpur. The blacktip is classified as near threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. – Facebook video screen grab, July 2, 2018.

A VIDEO of a blacktip shark being kept in an aquarium at a Malaysian restaurant has sparked anger online, with many calling for the animal’s release from its confining home.

The eight-second video posted on Facebook by a diver who went to the restaurant outside Kuala Lumpur showed the animal swimming back and forth in a fish tank, described in the post to be “barely 6ft (1.8m) long, 3ft deep and 3ft high”.

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