[VIRAL] Is This Video Of "Man Fights Off Great White Shark In Sydney Harbour" Real?
This guy jumped off a rock ledge at Sydney Harbour and is seen encountering a great white shark in the waters.
A Video Titled "GoPro: Man Fights Off Great White Shark In Sydney Harbour" Was Uploaded By A Terry Tufferson Onto YouTube On 11 June 2014
A young man is seen high-fiving a friend before jumping off a rock ledge into waters off Manly with a camera strapped to his head.ninemsn.com.au
Immediately his friends alerts him to a large shark gliding just metres away, which somehow escaped their attention until the moment he was in the water.ninemsn.com.au
According To Gizmodo Australia, Sydney Harbour Doesn't Get A Lot Of Sharks, What More Great White Sharks But Also Said That "It's Certainly Possible"
While At First Glance The Video May Look Real, Online Users Observed That The Video Had Been Edited Around The 0:56 - 0:59 Second Mark
Many Are Certain The Video Is A Fake, Making Observations That The Guy Shouting "Shark! Shark!" "Doesn't Sound Legit"
Others, However, Commented That The Video Looks Legit And "Cannot See How This Could Have Been Faked"
A Report From Taronga Zoo In Sydney Claims That Over The Last 222 Years To Date There Have Been No Recorded Great White Shark Attacks On Humans In Sydney Harbour
Great White sightings in Sydney Harbour are also extremely rare, with the report saying there has only been one reliable recorded sighting of a Great White inside the entrance to the Harbour which occurred in 1927.ninemsn.com.au
The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans. The great white shark is arguably the world's largest known extant macropredatory fish, and is one of the primary predators of marine mammals.sharkfacts.org