One explanation why Mick Fanning didn't get bitten when he was attacked by a shark

During the¬†World Surf League’s J-Bay Open in South Africa, Australian surfer Mick Fanning was attacked by disrupted by a shark and left the water unscathed.

Marine biologist Dr. Allison Kock explains how he was able to prevent being bit.

Video courtesy of Reuters

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