Monster tiger shark attacks kayaker and clamps jaws on vessel in terrifying clip

Heart-stopping footage has captured the moment a huge tiger shark attacked an unsuspecting kayaker off the coast of Hawaii.

Scott Haraguchi was out on the water filming his fishing antics with a GoPro when the ocean beast charged towards his boat.

In the clip, the tiger shark was seen launching towards Scott, opening its jaws as it crashed into the boat.

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He was heard screaming in terror during the terrifying ordeal – but luckily survived to tell the tale.

Recalling the horrifying events to KITV, Scott said he heard a "whooshing sound" coming at him rapidly.

He added: "I looked up and I saw this big brown thing. My brain thought it was a turtle but then I got slammed by it and realised it was a tiger shark."

The lucky bloke managed to escape after he kicked the toothy predator away.

Tiger sharks can grow up to 25 feet long, weigh up to 1,400 pounds and are said to be responsible for more attacks on humans than any species apart from great whites.

But despite this scary reputation, sharks rarely ever attack humans and would much rather feed on fish and marine mammals.

Scott fears the shark may have mistaken his kayak for a seal.

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The news comes after a heroic teacher who was 'mauled to death' by a shark warned other people in the water that the beast was circling before it launched its attack on him.

Simon Baccanello, 46, was surfing at Walkers Rock near Elliston on the west coast of Australia at the time of his suspected grisly disappearance underwater on Saturday morning, May 13.

Emergency services are still searching for Simon, but the outcome isn't expected to be positive as chunks of his wetsuit have been found, as well as a bit of his surfboard with bite marks on it.


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