Incredibly rare 'megamouth' shark, spotted just 63 times since it was discovered in 1976, is seen swimming off the coast of Indonesia



Incredible footage has captured the moment that a diver encountered one of the ocean's most elusive creatures.
Penny Bielich, from the Isle of Man, was diving off Indonesia's Komodo Island when she spotted the mysterious megamouth shark.
So-called for its large gaping mouth, little is known about this stunning creature.
There have only been 63 confirmed sightings of the extremely rare shark since it was first discovered in 1976.
Penny Bielich spotted the creature while she was diving off the northernmost part of Komodo island, in an area called Gili Lawa Laut, on Tuesday.
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27 July 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 41
Source: Daily Mail
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