These small cookiecutter sharks sank an inflatable catamaran and sparked a dramatic rescue

The dramatic ocean saga that led to three men being rescued this week from a sinking inflatable catamaran off the Australian coast has been pinned on an unusual culprit: a small, cigar-shaped shark that leaves such perfectly round wounds it's called the cookiecutter.

These small cookiecutter sharks sank an inflatable catamaran and sparked a dramatic rescue
The dramatic ocean saga that led to three men being rescued this week from a sinking inflatable catamaran off the Australian coast has been pinned on an unusual culprit: a small, cigar-shaped shark that leaves such perfectly round wounds it's called the cookiecutter.