This is the first time I have seen anything like this where whale shark pursue a scuba diver.
The tittle of the video below is “Whale Shark Attacks Diver”, but I am not sure if I would use the attack word. It seems as though the whale shark was persistently inquisitive, but certainly not attack mode.
Personally, I found this behavior by the whale shark somewhat surprising, but once again this is a case where the diver did appear to be too close to the whale shark before the shark became inquisitive.
Supposedly the shark was attracted to the diver’s bubbles, but I can almost guarantee that the diver was somewhat fearful based upon the following video clip.
Watch this huge whale shark’s persistence in pursuit of the scuba diver in the video clip below.
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