Dispatches VIDEO: Shark vs. seal
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VIDEO: Shark vs. seal

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.

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