Kai Survance, who blogs movies below Kai Owen Fishing Inc, was filming whereas in waters off the Bahamas on November 22 when he captured the inexperienced sea turtle fleeing the tiger shark on digital camera.
In video uploaded to TikTok, the turtle is seen flapping about in the direction of the rear of the boat because the shark chases it down.
Fortunately, the shark finally loosened its grip on its meal.
It’s at this level Mr Survance and his crew snatched the turtle from the water and relocated it.
‘One in a lifetime’ expertise
Mr Survance later informed Fox Information he dropped the turtle off about 5km away from the place he discovered it.
“It was once in a lifetime,” Mr Survance informed Fox Information.
“I’ve spent numerous hours on the water. From after I may stroll and swim, I’ve been on the water… and that’s gotta be one of many craziest issues I’ve seen.”
Turtle save divides opinion
Individuals echoed his sentiment after viewing the turtle’s escape from the beast.
“That was awesome,” one girl wrote.
“So, glad y’all saved that beautiful turtle.”
Others referred to as the footage “wild” and “epic”.
“That’s a lucky turtle,” one man wrote.
Nevertheless, some individuals questioned whether or not the lads ought to have saved the turtle.
“Basically starved a shark of a meal,” one man wrote.
“Imagine you order your next meal at a restaurant and just as ur about to chow down some random comes and takes the plate away.”
Inexperienced sea turtles are an endangered species.
In accordance with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, this is because of “over-harvesting of their eggs, hunting of adults, being caught in fishing gear and loss of nesting beach sites”.
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