Deadly tiger shark gently takes a fish from the hand of a free diver in astonishing underwater footage shot near Grand Bahama Island
- Free diver Dante Weston feeds the shark as it swims near Grand Bahama Island
- Mr Weston reaches his hand out while clutching a fish and the shark bites down
- Tiger sharks have caused 31 deaths around the world, 2017 figures suggested
A man tenderly feeds a deadly tiger shark by hand in remarkable under water footage.
Free diver Dante Weston can be seen underwater clutching a white container full of food near Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas.
The huge beast swims slowly towards Mr Weston as the diver reaches in and grabs a fish.
Free diver Dante Weston tenderly feeds a deadly tiger shark by hand in remarkable under water footage filmed near Grand Bahama Island
TIGER SHARK FACTS
One of the largest sharks in the ocean.
Average length between three and 4.2 metres.
Mainly found in tropic and subtropical oceans.
Diet consists of fish, molluscs, crustaceans, sea turtles, seabirds and mammals.
Numbers decreased due to commercial and recreational over-fishing.
Source: Sharks World
As Mr Weston extends his arm out towards the shark and shakes the fish around, the shark opens its mouth and bites down.
Mr Weston slowly moves backwards, allowing the shark to get fully into the camera shot.
As if feeding the terrifying beast wasn’t enough, he then grabs it by its nose as it swims away.
Tiger sharks have caused 31 deaths world-wide making them the second deadliest shark in the world, according to 2017 figures.
There were 2,785 unprovoked shark attacks around the world between 1958 and 2016, International Shark Attack File statistics suggest.
A total of 439 of these attacks were fatal.
As Mr Weston extends his arm out towards the shark and shakes the fish around, the shark opens its mouth and bites down
The huge beast swims slowly towards Mr Weston as the diver reaches in and grabs a fish