Maine Diver Fends Off Shark with Camera

A porbeagle shark like this was captured on video as it approached a Maine diver. NOAA photo.

CapeCodOnline: A scuba diver who came face-to-teeth with a shark used a camera to fend off the animal when it came at him with its teeth bared — and he has the frightening video to prove it.

Scott MacNichol, 30, was shaken up but uninjured after a porbeagle shark apparently mistook his camera equipment for food Saturday while diving near Eastport, off the eastern tip of Maine. He estimated the shark was 8 feet long and weighed about 300 pounds.

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Video:

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