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Incredible video shows great white shark try to BITE a fisherman boat in Cape Cod

Incredible moment great white shark tries to BITE a fisherman’s boat when it got too close as the beast feasts on a whale carcass off Cape Cod

  • A massive great white shark was caught on video threatening to bite a fishing boat off Cape Cod on Tuesday around 11am
  • The video was shot by fishermen Matty Riley and Ken Roth
  • They were lobstering in Cape Cod Bay when they found the 20-feet long shark feeding on the carcass of a humpback whale 
  • ‘The most epic thing I’ve ever witnessed on the water. Great white sharks up to 20 ft in length feeding on a dead whale in Cape Cod bay,’ Riley said

A massive great white shark has been caught on camera swimming around the carcass of a dead whale and threatening to bite a fishing boat off Cape Cod.

The menacing shark, believed to be 20-feet long, was caught on video by Matty Riley and his friend Ken Roth as they were lobstering in Cape Cod Bay around 11am on Tuesday.

The underwater beast was seen swimming in circles around the carcass of a massive humpback whale and seemed to become threatened by the two fisherman, leading it to feign taking a bite out of their boat.

A massive great white shark has been caught on video threatening to bite a fishing boat

The menacing shark, believed to be 20-feet long, was caught on video by Matty Riley and his friend Ken Roth as they were lobstering in Cape Cod Bay around 11am on Tuesday. The video shows the moment the shark tries to bite their fishing boat

The menacing shark, believed to be 20-feet long, was caught on video by Matty Riley and his friend Ken Roth as they were lobstering in Cape Cod Bay around 11am on Tuesday. The video shows the moment the shark tries to bite their fishing boat

The video shows the shark try to bite the boat and bump its nose against the boat,

After threatening the fisherman it swam away

The video shows the shark try to bite the boat and bump its nose against the boat, as if trying to intimate the crew and shoo them away

In the clip the shark bumps its nose on the side on the boat to intimidate the crew and opens its jaws, revealing its jagged teeth, before turning away.

It then returns to the carcass of the whale which has been chewed up in some places. 

‘He’s coming right up to the boat!’ a man is heard yelling in the video.

‘The most epic thing I’ve ever witnessed on the water,’ Riley posted on Instagram. ‘Great white sharks up to 20 ft in length feeding on a dead whale in Cape Cod bay.’ 

After threatening the fisherman the shark swam towards the carcass of a dead whale

The shark pictured underwater swimming towards the dead whale

After threatening the fisherman the shark swam towards the carcass of a dead whale

'The most epic thing I¿ve ever witnessed on the water,' Riley posted on Instagram. ''Great white sharks up to 20 ft in length feeding on a dead whale in Cape Cod bay.' Here the shark is seen returning to the chewed up whale carcass

‘The most epic thing I’ve ever witnessed on the water,’ Riley posted on Instagram. ”Great white sharks up to 20 ft in length feeding on a dead whale in Cape Cod bay.’ Here the shark is seen returning to the chewed up whale carcass 

The video has gone viral racking up over 30,000 views. 

According to Riley’s Instagram account, he is a U.S. Coast Guard master captain and commercial fisherman out of Hingham, Massachusetts, south of Boston. 

The shark filmed in the clip noticeably did not have a tag on it and had a sliced dorsal fin. 

Riley also caught this snap of the shark baring its teeth next to the whale carcass

Riley also caught this snap of the shark baring its teeth next to the whale carcass 

Riley snapped this incredible photo showing the floating whale carcass next to a fishing boat

Riley snapped this incredible photo showing the floating whale carcass next to a fishing boat

Conservancy officials noticed a small spot of blue paint on the underside of the shark, which may have adhered to it when it hit the boat, according to the Miami Herald.

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy shared the clip and confirmed the shark pictured was a great white, describing it as ‘large’. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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