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Shock for golfers as shark falls from sky

GOLF club workers in Southern California came to the rescue when a shark dropped out of the sky and flopped around on the 12th tee.

San Juan Hills Golf Club operations director Melissa McCormack said a course marshal found the leopard shark (below) and brought it to the clubhouse.

It had puncture wounds where it appeared a bird had snagged it from the Pacific Ocean, about five miles away.

They stuck the 2lb shark into fresh water before somebody remembered it came from the sea, so they added some sea salt from the kitchen.

Another employee rushed the shark to the ocean where Ms McCormack said it was very still for a few seconds before swimming off.