If you had to choose between being in the water with a shark or a crocodile, which would be your preference?
If you happen to be from Australia, you might have the opportunity to be in the water with both at the same time!
Thanks to some drone footage, we can see a shark that is chasing a crocodile around for a few minutes. Both of them are located in the water off the coast, and it seems as if the crocodile is more than familiar with how to escape the jaws of the shark.
According to Viral Press, the man who was operating the drone said that he was only about 30 feet away from the creatures when he saw them moving through the water.
He said that the crocodile seemed to be wary of the shark and was quick to get on the rocks.
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At first, he was concerned that the crocodile might lose the battle because the shark was coming up close.
Perhaps what is even more interesting is the fact that you could have been almost on top of them and not seen what was right in front of you because of the glare on the surface of the ocean.
Watch the video below:
Although this is interesting, it certainly is not the first time that we’ve seen a crocodile and shark together. Another sighting happened last year in an Australian river, and chillingly, locals are “always in the water” in that area.
It happened near a tourist attraction in Kununurra, Western Australia. While fishing, Chelsea Wood and Bryce Connole launched their drone to see what might be in the water and they were surprised when they saw a bull shark and a saltwater crocodile just a few yards away.
The sharks swam up to the crocodile but seemed to have changed his mind quickly when he saw how large the prehistoric creature was. The crocodile seemed unfazed by the encounter.
According to the Daily Mail, the area is popular as a swimming spot for locals. Chelsea said: “We didn’t realise crocodiles or sharks were in the area as locals are always in the water. I think this was a rare sighting but probably good for people to see what’s lurking around the waters in the Kimberley Region.”Whizzco