Incredible footage of what could be the world’s largest great white shark ever caught on camera.
Expert Mauricio Hoyos Padilla, nicknamed the shark, “Deep Blue.” In a video from 2015, Padilla reaches for the shark’s fin and “high fives” the shark as it moves past him.
In a different video, experts put a tag on the shark right before it swims away. These videos were filmed off the coast of Mexico’s Guadalupe Island and will air on Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” Thursday Night at 10 pm EST.
Padilla, who works for the Discovery Channel, believes that the shark is a pregnant female who is about 20 feet in length and most likely more than 50 years old. On average great white sharks are about 11 to 15 feet in length and have an average lifespan of nearly seven decades.