It's the second consecutive day that a Cape Cod beach has been closed for a great white shark sighting, and it comes days after a scientist posted a viral video off the MA coast of a great white lurching toward him from the water.
"Did you see that?" the researcher yells back. "It came right up and opened its mouth right at my feet", Skomal says in the video.
Video of the moment was posted Monday on Facebook and it shows shark expert Dr. Greg Skomal clearly caught off guard as he hung over a pulpit fastened to the bow of the boat. Mr Skomal holds a long pole with a GoPro camera attached to capture footage of the shark. That's when it suddenly breached the ocean's surface.More news: Tribune pulls plug on $3.9B buyout by Sinclair
Before he knew it, the shark leaped out of the water, with its jaws wide open, exposing its shark teeth.
Video of the largest great white ever captured on film, a 20-foot shark dubbed "Deep Blue", resurfaced last week.
Later in the morning the Conservancy posted that the shark researchers tagged a 12-foot shark off Monomoy, the eighth this season.More news: Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko close to AC Milan loan
Great white sharks eat 11 tons of food a year while the average human eats closer to half a ton of food each year.
"While encounters like this one are rare, this video shows that they're certainly possible", wrote the conservancy while sharing the terrifying video.
The nonprofit Atlantic White Shark Conservancy is on a mission to support scientific research into white sharks while also promoting public safety, education and shark conservation.More news: Elliott earns first Cup victory; runs out of fuel at finish