Teens who drifted out to sea on inflatable toys rescued by fishermen

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Sitting on an inflatable flamingo in the sea seems like a great Instagram opportunity, until you get pulled further…and further out to sea.

It’s what happened to four teenage girls on “Schoolies” — a spring break-style holiday for Australian school leavers — on Phillip Island in the state of Victoria. 

The group were found “floating helplessly” on two inflatable flamingos, a dinosaur and a unicorn half a kilometre (0.3 miles) from shore on Monday, in waters that reportedly, so happen to be teaming with sharks.

“We just wanted to get a few good Instagram pictures, and it turned out we drifted nearly all the way to the other island,” Katie, as she’s known, explained on The Project. Read more…

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