This is the dramatic moment a huge great white shark sunk its teeth into a diving cage in South Africa.
The horrifying scene, which was captured by Ewan Wilson on a shark dive in Mossel Bay, shows the monster fish opening its jaws and repeatedly biting the metal cage.
Crew members can be heard shouting in the background, trying to get the shark to stop. “Luckily the animal left the cage and no divers or sharks were hurt,” Wilson said.
Another video, filmed by Ewan, shows another gigantic sharks slamming the bait into the side of a cage. The awesome clip also features a tourist who appears to be half in shock and half in awe at the great white breaching the surface just metres from her.
Shark baiting for tourist purposes has been criticized in the past by those who claim it alters the way sharks behave around people.
However, cage diving remains an astonishingly popular past time for travellers, particularly those in South Africa, and videos like prove just how magnificent these beasts are.
Earlier this year terrifying footage of the largest great white shark ever captured on camera has people vowing to never go in the world’s oceans again.
The predators are among the largest looking for prey in the seas and responsible for several attacks on humans every year, as they mistake swimmers for their usual food sources.
Great whites typically grow to around 16 feet in length but a video from 2015 caught one female on camera which was believed to top out at an awe-inspiring 20ft. Experts believe the shark, nicknamed Deep Blue, weighed more than 5,500lbs and was around 50-years-old.
One theory as to why the predator was so placid is that it had already fed on nearby whale carcasses. While some experts are sceptical as to whether the shark in the video was Deep Blue or a smaller female great white called Haole Girl.
Deep Blue appeared to continue with her friendly demeanor in Mexico where she was filmed calmly swimming around a shark cage and taking curious bites out of the frame.
Watch the video below: