GUADALUPE ISLAND (KDKA) — A scuba diver’s terrifying encounter with a great white shark was caught on camera.
According to CBS News, the shark breached an underwater diving cage near Guadalupe Island off Mexico’s west coast.
The video starts with the shark leaping from the water to snatch some tuna tied to a rope.
“So this shark lunged at the bait, accidentally hit the side of the cage, was most likely confused and not able to swim backwards, it thrust forward and broke the metal rail of the cage,” according to the YouTube account.
The diver reportedly quickly swam outside the bottom of the cage, and then emerged through the top after the shark freed itself.
“I’m still alive,” the diver is heard saying on the video.