Yikes: Researchers In Deep-Sea Submersible Get Up Close And Personal With Giant Shark

August 1, 2019

This is a video from the researchers aboard the very cramped OceanX deep-sea submersible when they have a run-in with a large female bluntnose sixgill shark. Hey -- it's all fun and games until a shark starts gnawing through oxygen hoses and the rest of your life support system. Apparently bluntnose sixgill sharks can grow up to a very respectable 20-feet. For reference, I topped out at 6'1". My girlfriend is 5'5", but a little over 16-feet long. "You've gotta stop making love to that car." My neighbor doesn't know!

Keep going for the video.

Thanks to Linby, who agrees they must have been nearing Atlantis.

  • Douchy McDouche

    Bluntnose sixgill. Sounds like a skateboard trick.

  • Deksam

    Sharks with frickin lasers!

    https://i.imgur.com/3Xk6bl3...

  • Munihausen

    That researcher had a whale of a problem on his hands.

  • Jenness

    Holy Cannoli that's a big one - and that eye! This is so cool!!

  • SisterMaryPollyEsther

    Pretty sure that was an eye roll. She threw shade at the researchers.

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