Dramatic Video: Shark attacks seal at Truro beach

Behavior may explain some shark strandings

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy shared an incredible video of a white shark attacking a grey seal in shallow water off Truro.  The video, shot on November 26, 2016 by Kenvor Cothey, is embedded below.  It's a bit difficult to watch as the seal clearly suffered a mortal wound.

The Conservancy points out the shark struggling a bit to get back into deeper water.  The Conservancy post states, "This is what we believe may be happening when white sharks strand on Cape Cod."

The video description states that the video was shot "at the beach on High Head Road, at the north end of the trail from Head of the Meadow."


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