Great white shark jumping attack. Cape Town, South Africa. Funny thing, I Just made some crab cakes while watching the movie "Jaws". I sit myself down to enjoy the dish, login to Pinterest off to the side, and the first post I see is this. HA!
A Great White...making a typical vertical predatory attack. The shark attacks from directly below its prey at a speed of 35 miles per hour and takes a killing bite that can extract 50lbs of flesh from its victim. Research have determined that this is a pre-mediated calculated attack, Sharks also engage in territorial and investigatory attacks the Great White is therefore a "thinking" predator like a human serial killer.
White Sharks - [Carcharodon carcharias] also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans. The great white shark is mainly known for its size, with the largest individuals known to have approached or exceeded 6 m (20 ft) in length, and 2,268 kg (5,000 lb) in weight. This shark reaches its maturity around 15 years of age and can have a life span of over 30…
Great white sharks are like the grizzly bears of the sea. What may start as a peaceful and beautiful encounter can go completely south in a split second. Wild animals must ALWAYS be treated with respect and caution.