The incredible moment a deadly great white shark confronts a British photographer who is saved only by his protective dive cage
The video shows the shark getting within inches of the protective cage
Exciting footage has emerged of a British photographer who narrowly escaped a shark attack and appears to want to confront the man.
The video and images, captured by London-born filmmaker and photographer Euan Rannachan, 36, show the shark heading within inches of the protective cage and
He captured the footage on a Nikon D850 in an aquatec water housing on Guadalupe Island, about 120 miles off the coast of Mexico.
At one point, the shark literally confronted the brave photographer.
A great white shark can weigh an average of 5,000 pounds and grow up to 23 feet long.
Exciting footage has emerged of British photographer Euan Rannachan, 36, who narrowly escaped being attacked by a shark when it appeared to want to confront the man.
The London-born filmmaker and photographer captured the footage on a Nikon D850 in an aquatec water housing on Guadalupe Island, about 120 miles off the coast of Mexico.
Mr. Rannachan said: “It was an unforgettable encounter with the king of the sea.”
Mr Rannachan said: ‘I captured this footage when we were on Guadalupe Island.
‘It was an unforgettable encounter with the king of the sea.
‘I was very excited because the position of the boat and where the sun made it so I could see through the water really easily.’
According to researchers, one in 4,332,817 people are likely to die from a shark attack in their lifetime.
Although unprovoked shark attacks are extremely rare worldwide – particularly in the UK – they tend to be more common in certain locations.
Florida is considered the shark bite capital of the world with 16 reported fatal attacks last year.
The International Shark Attack File has shared an interactive map on its website, which traces global incidents since the early 1900s.
Australia and the US are major hotspots for vicious shark incidents, the data showed, with 50 occurring there in 2022.
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