Video: Tiger shark surprises snorkeler off Exmouth, WA

YouTube user seasniperinwa recently had a surprise encounter with what was described as a “10-foot plus” tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier), while snorkeling in shallow water off Exmouth, Western Australia. As can be seen in the video footage, the tiger shark seemed non-aggressive and swam away from the man after the initial approach. According to the video description, the videographer warned some surfers of the shark’s presence on his was back to shore.

There is also a longer version of the video that features some footage of the man apparently enjoying the beach with his family added on to beginning of the video.

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