This juvenile great white shark had beach-goers and staff to thank for a timely rescue after it stranded itself on a beach near Chatham, Massachusetts.

The great white was reportedly chasing after seagulls—which larger sharks can consume by attacking them from underwater—shortly before it beached itself. It’s not exactly a baby anymore, but it can certainly is helpless enough when rescuers came to its aid with buckets of water.

Visitors and beach staff kept the shark hydrated before using a rope to tow the shark back into the water. It took some time, but rescuers were eventually able to revive the shark and release it back into the ocean.

Image screenshot of video by Mike Bartel on YouTube

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