Just when you thought it was safe for kangaroo's to swim in the ocean, along came this story from the Herald Sun in Australia. Daniel Hurst said he saw a two- or three-metre long shark leap out of the water and attack the unfortunate roo as it paddled out to sea. Mr Hurst said he first spotted the roo when it hopped out of scrub and down to the beach where he was walking his dog at about 5pm on Saturday. It was about 80 metre from shore, with only its head visible above the water, when the shark struck, he said. More info: Kangaroo photo courtesy of

Missing kayaker arrested in UK
Wednesday, 05 December 2007

John Darwin is pictured in an undated image released by Britain's Cleveland police. If you have been following along to the fascinating story of the kayaker who went missing 5.5 years ago only to reappear at a police station over the past weekend. On the whole it has been a strange story that took another twist last night after police arrested him on fraud charges. All along he claimed that he couldn't remember where he has been for the past 5 years but a British Tabloid published a photo of him alongside his wife on the balcony of an apartment in Panama City in July 2006.

Kayaker Resurfaces Five Years Later
Sunday, 02 December 2007

The BBC is reporting a strange story today where a man walked into a police station in the UK and said that he was John Darwin was went missing more than 5 years ago and presumed drowned. They found the remains of his shattered sea kayak washed up on a beach in Seaton Carew, near Hartlepool, in March 2002.
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