Selfie with great white marine predator

Selfie with great white marine predator

This great feat he has done off the coast of Guadalupe, Mexico. Verhoog got out of the cage to dive at a time when a great white shark swam in the background.

Initially, Peter began to make selfies with different species of sharks for fun, but then he realized that these pictures can show that sharks are secure for people if they behave normally.

Within three days Verhood noticed only four sharks. This is probably due to high water temperatures caused by El niƱo. Despite the presence of terrible predator, Peter insists that white sharks do not pose much of a threat to humans. In fact, the researchers explain that people are not included in the traditional diet of sharks. Usually they eat fish and marine mammals, such as seals. They bite people mainly because of interest to the new object in the water. Unfortunately, these bites are fatal.

last updated Nov 8, 2014