Five hungry sharks eat whale carcass in terrifying footage


It is a feasting frenzy that is better suited to your nightmares.

Australian diver Brett Vercoe and his wife filmed from their boat as a group of sharks devoured the carcass of a dead sperm whale off the coast of Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, according to ABC News. The footage shows five sharks — three white pointers and two tiger sharks — in all their dinner-eating glory.

The sharks, all more than four-metres long, flash their razor-sharp teeth as they hack into the dead whale.

The impressive footage follows two shark incidents on the New South Wales mid-north coast in the last week. A bodyboarder was mauled by a shark near Lennox Head on Thursday morning, while nearby a surfer was knocked off his board by a hungry shark on Friday morning. Read more…

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