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Watch graphic footage as shark takes a bite out of diver in Durban aquarium
| 2016-02-13 08:27:54.0
Normally ragged tooth sharks are docile creatures - but not this heavily pregnant specimen at a Durban aquarium. The diver was trying to tranquilise it so the aquarium could help with its pregnancy. He has since made a full recovery. The footage actually comes from 2012, but has only recently gone viral online. Video posted to YouTube by anonymous.