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'Shark Week' Enlists John Walsh in Search for Snuffy's Killer (Exclusive Video)

The former host of "America's Most Wanted" goes to work for Discovery in a new promo for the annual programming showcase.

Discovery Channel is going all out in the "search" for Snuffy the Seal's killer.

Snuffy was last seen being brutally snatched from a crane about to return the aquatic personality to the ocean when a massive shark ruined the happy moment.

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In a new promo for the cable network's annual Shark Week extravaganza, Discovery has brought in John Walsh -- the former host of America's Most Wanted -- to conduct an "ocean-wide search" for the suspect who "snuffed out" Snuffy's life "way too soon."

The search encourages those with information on the whereabouts of the killer shark to head to SnuffytheSeal.com -- a redirect for Shark Week. The amusing promo also comes with a natural warning about Snuffy's killer: "He's believed to be extremely dangerous."  

Check out the promo above. Shark Week begins Sunday, Aug. 4, at 8 p.m. on Discovery. Let's hope the search for Snuffy's killer is televised on a Shark Cam.

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