HUFFINGTON POST
05/12/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sophie Tucker Swims Six Miles Through Shark-Infested Waters, Survives Four Months On Desert Island

When Jan Griffith's beloved dog, Sophie Tucker fell overboard from her family's yacht she feared her pet had drowned.

But Sophie Tucker, a grey and black cattle dog, wasn't going to give up that easily.

The determined pet swam six miles through ferocious shark-infested seas to an island, where she survived for more than four months by hunting wild goats for food.

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