Some people think they’re the scourge of the ocean, a malevolent hazard to innocent water-users. They advocate drastic measures: nets to keep them out of the line-up, regular culls, revenge killings and the like. Others feel passionately that they have just as much right to be there as we do, and that killing them is not just inhumane but also absurd, yet another example of our own staggering arrogance. What do you think about stand-up paddle boarders? Let us know.
Anyway, here’s an incident involving a stand-up paddle boarder, a drone, and a shark — and no, it’s not a game of shag-marry-kill.