Great white consumed by mystery creature

2014-06-10 11:33

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Cape Town – A 2.7m great white shark was brutally killed and eaten by what scientists are calling a mysterious creature.

The incident happened off Australia’s coast 11 years ago and has become the subject of documentary by filmmaker David Riggs.

The film, entitled Hunt for the Super Predator, will be aired on the Smithsonian Channel.

Riggs is determined according to the IB times to determine what could kill and devour a great white so savagely.

According to scientists the great white was tagged with a locator device, but four months later the device was found washed up on shore.

According to the data received from the tag the shark was swimming at a depth 579m when there was a massive temperature change.

The data indicated that the temperature changed from 7°C to 25°C within seconds.

The only way this could have happened is if the shark was eaten by another animal according to researchers.

The drastically increased temperature showed that the tag was eaten by another creature.

Some of the possibilities Riggs and the other scientists look at within the documentary that could have eaten the shark include legendary animals like the Kaiju and even Godzilla to another larger great white that was hungry enough to attack and kill an almost 3m shark.

Riggs noted that gigantism has been documented many times in different species around the world, so there is a very real possibility that a massive great white could be out there.

Below is the trailer for the documentary.

Read more on:    australia  |  research  |  marine life
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