The brutal slaying of a harmless nurse shark over the weekend has dismayed local environmentalists.
Videos and images of the mutilated creature on Seaforth Beach near Jennings were shared on social media.
Some have dubbed the killing sickening and barbaric.
Other say the female shark had young with it, raising fears for their welfare.
It’s not illegal to kill sharks in Antigua and Barbuda but there are laws on how it can be done.
Removing the creatures from the wild can also have a disastrous effect on the marine ecosystem.
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