A Coast Guard boat recently shared a video of an unusual encounter with a shark. The animal circled the vessel for several minutes and, according to the Coast Guard, seemed just as intrigued with the sailors as they were with it.
The footage was captured two miles off the coast of Oregon last Wednesday. The U.S. Coast Guard Station Coos Bay posted the video in two parts to its Facebook page.
According to the post, “During a transit to Bandon, the crew was lucky enough to be visited by what appeared to be a 10’-12’ Great White Shark about 2 miles off the coast. This was the first time any of our crew members had witnessed something this spectacular in real life, and certainly something they will never forget!”
In a follow-up post, the Coast Guard wrote that the shark stuck around for a few minutes and seemed to be checking out the boat.
The post states, “The crew and the…