Spearfisherman has close encounter with great white shark

WARNING: Video contains language that may be offensive to some.

YouTube user Eugene van Wyngaardt had a close encounter with a white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) while spearfishing off the South African coast. Van Wyngaart described the shark as a 5m female. The white shark came in for a close enough look that van Wyngaart gave her a prod with his speargun. The shark circled the boat 3 times after van Wyngaardt got out of the water, according to the video description.

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