Great White Shark Feeding
Occurred on September 26, 2017 / San Nicolas Island, California, USA
Info from Licensor:" I was hunting and I saw a commotion in the distance to my right about a 1/2 mile away I went over there and saw the elephant seal floating upside down hanging from a small patch of skin. I shut down the motors on the boat and started to drift with the seal. About a 1/2 hour later a 16 to 17' female white shark showed up. It was getting late in the afternoon I didn't have much time to try and Tag her Unfortunately she was not interested in my bait only the seal and I didn't have appropriate lighting so I decided to drift with the seal until sunrise. She returned to the carcass approximately every 30 minutes To feed on it. She was very cautious careful and gentle swimming around very slowly. When she approached the carcass approximately every 30 minutes over 8 hours. She ate everything except for the backbone and rib cage. At approximately 3:00 a.m. she left and I didn't see her again. Always exciting to have enormous predators so close for hours And sometimes days."