What ate the Great White Shark

Monsters do exist people, pack up your things, take your canned food and find shelter. A 3-metre-long great white shark was eaten by an even bigger “mystery sea monster”, according to scientists. Researchers had tagged the healthy shark to track its movements as part of a study, but were shocked when the tracking device washed up on a beach in Australia four months later, just four kilometers away.

The shark appeared to be in perfect health. Information from the recovered tag shows that on Christmas Eve, the shark suddenly plunged 580 meters down the edge of the continental shelf, the device then recorded a huge rise in temperature, going from 46 degrees fahrenheit to 78 degrees fahrenheit in a matter of seconds. Which means the device was now in the stomach of another animal, but what animal could eat an apex predator?

And now the question, what ate the big Great White Shark? Was it Godzilla, was it The Kraken, a Kaijus or could it be Nessie… the latter is only plausible. The body temperature doesn’t match that of another Great White, so it couldn’t have been another shark.

‘The scientists claim their new research data matched all of the tracking information from the disappeared shark: The body temperature of these migrating great whites was the same, and the size of the cannibal great white shark—which they estimated to be 16 foot long and weigh over 2 tons—could easily pull off the same speed and trajectory captured in the tracking device.’

Here’s the video from the Smithsonian Channel below for you to make up your own mind:

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