According to a New Zealand news outlet, the picture was taken off Kaiteriteri Beach in New Zealand. Mancubus1 was reeling in the juvenile school shark when a bigger blue shark came along and snagged it.
Marine scientist Clinton Duffy tells that news site that this event isn’t that unusual.
”Blue sharks often steal fish off people’s lines at this time of year and they also commonly eat other shark species,” he said.
A shark’s eye socket rolls back as a form of protection during an attack, which is why their eyes look white in the picture.
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