In South Florida, in Biscayne Bay and very close to shore, a bull shark was caught on camera. The pictures have already gone viral since the Instagram profile of only in dad Share evidence of giant sharks.
In the post, which already has more than 60,000 views, it is said that the animal was apparently navigating in shallow water. This is somewhat curious, especially considering that apart from kayaks, the only dolphins come across Biscayne’s waters.
Everything indicates that the video was taken from the balcony of a building facing the waterfront. In the images, a relaxed bull shark is seen swimming along the edge of the bay.
Are bull sharks dangerous?
These sharks generally live in highly populated areas of tropical coasts. They have a medium size, and thick and strong body; In addition, they have long pectoral fins. They have a brownish color on their upper body, while below they are usually white.
Bull sharks are fast and agile hunters and will feed on just about anything, including fish, dolphins, and other sharks. In addition, it is one of the three shark species most likely to attack people. It ranks alongside the great white shark and tiger shark as the other most dangerous species to humans.
Paradoxically, people are not their most common diet; But when living in the dirty waters of estuaries or creeks, they attack them by accident or out of curiosity.
These sharks do not make the endangered or threatened species list; But they are often caught for their meat. Also for their skin and the oil that comes out of them.
However, it is recommended to be vigilant on the coasts, as in 2021 the United States was the country with the most unprovoked shark attacks.