Ballina Drone Footage Captures Shark Vs. Surfer Close Encounter

24 Feb 2017 42

COASTALWATCH | SHARKS

Video by NSW Department Primary Industries 
Location: Lighthouse Beach, Ballina NSW

Date: Feb 20, 2017

Shark detecting drones are continually being trialled on beaches in NSW as a part of the NSW Government's $16 million Shark Management Strategy. This week the team captured a number of sea life and among it, the moment a juvenile shark chases a surfer then is diverted.

SEE ALSO: Nick Carrol On, The Truth About The Shark Nets

It really begs the question, how many of us have these interactions without even knowing what's out there with us. And how do you feel about the shark situation on Reunion Island with the second human fatality from a shark attack in as many weeks? How do you feel when it's not happening in our own backyard? Let us know in the comments below.

*View our own drone video of Ballina the morning after a storm. Filmed on the Ehang Ghost Drone 2.0


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