This Move Could Help You Escape a Shark Attack
Ever wondered what would be your next step if you are ever encountered with a shark while chilling in the deep ocean? Admit it, we all have wondered about such situations while watching shark movies like Jaws. But thinking of how to escape a shark is not how they show in movies. In real life, the shark appears out of nowhere and starts heading straight out of you.
From the sunny shallows to the deep ocean, sharks are found in surprisingly many countries like South Africa, Japan, Chile and in all oceans- Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern. When you’ve got no time on your hand when any shark appears in front of you, sometimes knowing how to defend yourself and preventing such situations to happen might be the safest thing for you to do.
Here, we give you a scoop on the inside details of an old adage and how punching a shark in the nose can give you time for escaping in many ways. It has been claimed that a hard, sharp bop on the nose will likely cause the shark to change direction suddenly, which would give you the time to escape as fast as you can.
The director of the Florida Program for Shark Research, George Burgess declared that the most sensitive parts of shark are their eyes and gill slits. Even in the worst scenario, if the shark tries to hunt you and take in its jaw; you can choke and poke his its eyes and the five gill slits located behind the eyes. By making this move, you may not become the victim of a shark attack.
For your information, the chances of being bitten by a shark is very rare. According to Data from the International Shark Attack File there’s only a one in 264.1 million chance that you’ll die from a shark attack. But hey, nothing can be taken for guaranteed and anything terrible might happen without any warning alerts. And for such cases it’s best to grow your knowledge, don’t get scared and give up after seeing a shark and know the moves that might help you not becoming the next ‘prey’ of a shark.