Amazing underwater footage of basking shark off West Cork

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Amazing underwater footage of basking shark off West Cork

It seems you can't move for basking sharks around our coast at the moment. Recently, we shared the

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And now there's been another video uploaded to YouTube - this time off the coast of West Cork.

The guys who captured the footage were fishing out on the water when they noticed the basking shark. Using a GoPro camera, they managed to film the shark underwater, emerging from the shadows and swimming alongside their boat.

They estimated the shark to be six metres in length.

Isn’t that incredible? It looks like a prehistoric creature.

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