VIDEO: Shark vs. seal
Posted on 30 August 2012
A Rhode Island family experienced a rare sight last week near Cape Cod’s Monomoy Island: a great white shark devouring a gray seal.
Click play to view footage of the feasting.
The family’s video shows the shark, which can be seen wearing a tag, circling the seal and then attacking it. Blood is visible as shark and seal thrash about.
Peter Mottur, of Portsmouth, and his family were on their 35-foot Duffy Aug. 22 near the south tip of the island off Chatham, Mass., when they filmed the attack, according to reports.
Shark experts confirmed that the approximately 15-foot shark was a great white and said video of a shark feeding is rare.