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Series 3 - World's Scariest Animal Attacks 2

World's Scariest Animal Attacks 2

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As humans try to get ever closer to nature, the real perils of the wild come into sharp focus, as father and-son free-divers Mike and Austin Borden found out while on vacation in Mexico. Incredible footage reveals what happened when they went spearfishing amongst sharks in the clear blue ocean. Seven sharks turned on them instead of the fish they had speared.

There are clear dangers of pushing the limits in a hostile environment, as a wildlife cameraman found out when he got just a little too close to his subject, a 500lb elephant seal. These creatures may move slowly on land but underwater they are extremely agile.

Imagine being bitten by one of the world’s deadliest snakes in your own back garden. When it happened to Lian Blue from Tucson, Arizona, her British boyfriend Chris caught it all on camera, including their traumatic race to get to hospital in time to receive the serum which would save her life.

Some of the most dangerous attacks occur when professional animal handlers get it wrong. One journalist was invited to visit a supposedly tame lion in Africa, but when the lion took a keen interest in him things definitely got out of hand…

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