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This Shark Nearly Destroyed These Divers' Cage And It's Scary AF

Jaws IRL.

Hillary Petroski was recently shark-diving off the coast of South Africa and witnessed Jaws IRL. It wasn't fake... It wasn't Hollywood movie tricks... And it wasn't taking anyone's shit.

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They were feeding the sharks to attract them to the boat so they could see them up close.

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Petroski told BuzzFeed they saw eight different kinds of sharks. She's down in South Africa volunteering at Cango Wildlife Ranch, working with the Cheetah Preservation Foundation. This trip was just for fun, but it seemed more TERRIFYING than anything else.

Then what happened next was the most EPIC thing ever...

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Petroski told BuzzFeed, "The round buoy attached to the side of the cage was bent in half. Some of the lining of the outside blue barrier bar was bitten through as well."

And when you thought things couldn't get worse... Petroski told BuzzFeed the nearly 12-foot-long shark did the UNTHINKABLE:


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THANKFULLY... No one was hurt.