Photo of the monstrous catch was posted on the Facebook page of Offshore Fishing New South. It shows the full size of the bull shark, which was hung upside down and toweing over a standing man.
Unfortunately, some residents in the town took teeth from the dead shark as a souvenir, Telegraph reported.
Molly was fetching a stick from the water when a bull shark, believed to be a 3.5 meters long grabbed her.
The beaches in Recife, Brazil are considered to be one of the most shark infested beaches in the world and there were 56 recorded fatal shark attacks in 2012.
A small bull shark found struggling in the surf at Palm Beach, Florida, was dragged from the water for selfies. While the animal was later released into deeper waters, it is not clear whether or not it survived its time ashore. It is also one of the three sharks most dangerous to humans.