A group of fisherman, casting off a beach in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, managed to accidentally hook a juvenile great white shark.
Great white shark conservation was pioneered in South Africa, one of the only countries in the world where it is relatively easy to catch a glimpse of the toothy predators.
Being a protected species, the group of fisherman quickly set about trying to get the hook out of the shark’s mouth. They don’t have long to get it back into the water before the shark suffocates…
To read more about shark conservation in South Africa go HERE.