Lonely Planet Writer

Deep Blue: biggest shark ever captured - on film

A Mexican conservation group released footage this week of what is one of the biggest sharks ever captured on film.

20-ft shark filmed near Isla Guadalupe.
20-ft shark filmed near Isla Guadalupe. Image by Elias Levy / CC BY 2.0

The company, Pelagios Kakunja, is based in La Paz, in Baja California, and was out filming off the coast near Isla Guadalupe when it spotted the 20-ft shark they named Deep Blue. They think Deep Blue was probably pregnant as sharks tend to come closer to shore to give birth. Read more and see the footage: cnn.com