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Video: female great white shark bite in slow motion

by on Nov.13, 2012 at 11:12 am, under Shark Videos

Here’s a quick video that I shot at Isla de Guadalupe last month. “Bella,” the white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) seen in the video, is an adult female. She was being accompanied by several pilot fish (Naucrates ductor). As Bella goes to take a bite of a tuna hang-bait, you can see her eye roll back, which is a protective mechanism to prevent injury from struggling prey.

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