Two surfers were in imminent danger while surfing right next to a white shark on Australian beach.
Berrara Beach in the Australian state of New South Wales was evacuated after the predator was sighted.
According published the Daily Star tabloid, the event took place amidst several shark sightings off the Australian coast near Berrara Beach.
Still according to the media, the white shark was 2.5 meters long. In addition, two other nearby beaches were also closed while other sharks were spotted.
In a tweet posted by SharkSmart Shark Monitoring Service you can see the shark photo very close to two surfers, who do not appear to have noticed the shark.
IPR air report: 2.5 meter white shark in Berrara, Shoalhavel at 12:47 pm on December 29, 2019. The beach was evacuated. The authorities were notified.
Almost 100 attacks
Still according to the media, until the last day 22, Australia recorded 97 shark attacks this year. Of the amount, four ended in fatality.
As a safety precaution, the Australian Department of Primary Industries has conducted patrols to detect and inform bathers of sharks.
Over Christmas last year, more than 80 shark sightings were recorded due to rising seawater temperatures in Australia.