Shark bites at divers in viewing cage

The shark lurched into the cage and thrashed abouyt in the water. Photo / Youtube / Brian Plummer
The shark lurched into the cage and thrashed abouyt in the water. Photo / Youtube / Brian Plummer

A wife nearly lost her husband after just one day of marriage when a group of shark thrillseekers got far more than they bargained for.

The incident happened last Thursday when a group of friends went shark diving off the coast of Gansbaai, South Africa.

But one great white with a very sore head decided to ignore the strategically placed bait and head straight for the human foodstuff.

YouTube user Bryan Plummer uploaded a video which shows the full horror of the the attack, where the huge shark gets its head of sharp teeth right inside the diving cage.

The man closest to the great white's face just managed to swim under the gaping maw.

The diver, known only as Roger, had got married only the day before.

The great white shark seems to get its head stuck inside the bars of the safety cage and thrashes around in the water.

At one point the beast gets turned on its back to reveal its fangs to the camera. In all the confusion it is impossible to tell what has happened to the divers in the cage.

But after a nervous few moments they bob to the surface, unharmed save for frayed nerves.

- DAILY MAIL

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