Be Warned, Sharks Steal Cameras Apparently

Before you think your camera is safe just hanging out on the ocean floor while you watch from a distance, you may want to think again. Ask Jim Abernethy, a shark expert who left his underwater camera rig below and had it carried off to sea by a curious shark.  Watch the culprit swim off with his loot in the following video:

What a sneaky shark!  Fortunately for Abernethy he was able to locate his camera, but we all might not be so lucky!

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One response to “Be Warned, Sharks Steal Cameras Apparently”

  1. mike penney says:

    Sharks are very sensitive to electrical fields. The electronic flash probably attracted them…. The high voltage to the capacitor probably set off a senor in the shark’s nose.

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