Shark dies after getting stuck in cage

Posted on 12 December 2019 By Anita Froneman

A great white shark died after charging at four divers cage diving off Guadalupe Island, Mexico.

Mexican environmentalist Arturo Islas Allende uploaded the video on social media, saying the area is considered ‘the most important great white shark sanctuary on the planet’. The shark can be seen approaching the cage, then sticks his nose in and can’t get free.

The shark reportedly struggled for about 25 minutes, bleeding heavily before dying and drifting away.

Allende criticised the incident sharply, saying that the great white is a vulnerable species and that something could have been done to save the shark in the time it was struggling.

Acoording to Daily Mail, Nautilus Dive Adventures is now facing backlash for the structure of their cages. They responded on their Facebook page, saying that their cages are in full compliance with all Mexican Regulations.


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