INCREDIBLE footage has emerged online showing the moment a great white shark smashed its way through a diver’s metal shark cage off the coast of Mexico – watch it below!
The footage, originally posted to Youtube three days ago, shows the shark charge through the metal frame around 241 kilometres off the west coast of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula.
The video was uploaded by Youtube user Gabe and Garrett who said the dive master who was inside the cage at the time miraculously escaped uninjured.
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“What might appear to be an aggressive great white shark trying to attack the cage, this is not the case,” the Youtube user said.
“These awesome sharks are biting at large chunks of tuna tied to a rope. When a great white shark lunges and bites something, it is temporarily blinded. They also cannot swim backwards.
“So this shark lunged at the bait, accidentally hit the side of the cage, was most likely confused and not able to swim backwards, it thrust forward and broke the metal rail of the cage.
“There was a single diver inside the cage. He ended up outside the bottom of the cage, looking down on two great white sharks.
“The diver is a very experienced dive master, remained calm, and when the shark thrashed back outside the cage, the diver calmly swam back up and climbed out completely uninjured.”
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