Hammerhead shark makes surprise visit to Pensacola Beach

UPDATED VIDEO--It's not exactly something you'd want to see up close and personal... what appears to be a hammerhead shark, circling around near the shore.
Jon Juliusson's family is visiting him from Iceland. They've never been to the beach before.
With sunny skies and calm waters,  Juliusson thought it was the perfect day to enjoy Pensacola Beach. ...

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