Video Of The Week - Curious Shark Takes Off With Expensive Camera Rig

By Kavi Dolasia on August 13, 2012

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While sharks are known to use their sharp teeth to grab everything they can lay their eyes on, nobody every thought that an underground camera rig would make the cut. But, as Bahamas shark expert Jim Abernethy found out, nothing is safe from these curious fish.

The rather hilarious incident took place on July 17th, when Jim and a group of friends were filming 'This is your Ocean', a documentary dedicated to the fish species. On this particular day they had been following a tiger shark named Emma, when she suddenly seemed to decide that she had enough and took off with the $15,000 USD camera rig that lay at the bottom of the ocean.

Fortunately within a few minutes, Emma realized that it wasn't a tasty morsel and spit it back out. While Jim got real lucky, hopefully this will serve as a warning to all the divers that are filming these dangerous fish - it's not you but your equipment that may be at risk!

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  • dj geeks8/11/2013
    mean how long have you been filming sharks
    • Andrew8/9/2013
      Cool
      • pichucutie
        pichucutie5/24/2013
        LOL
        • liz5/7/2013
          weird
          • nick4/30/2013
            sharks are so asome
            • jaxson4/12/2013
              awesome
              • totoro
                totoro4/10/2013
                Sharks are so awesome!
                • foxy3/29/2013
                  lol
                  • robloxking
                    robloxking3/7/2013
                    Epic to see those sharks devour it.
                    • Hannah2/3/2013
                      i don`t like sharks but that was cool

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