Cape Town, South Africa - Republic of South Africa
A GREAT WHITE SHARK PLUNGES BENEATH A DIVERS CAGE.
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-SAFRICA-SHARK - A 3.5 metre Great White Shark plunges beneath a diving cage off Gansbaai about 200 kilometres east of Cape Town. Hunted to the brink of extinction in the 1970's and 1980's, the Great White is now a protected species in many parts of the world. In South Africa shark cage diving forms a growing business in the eco-and adventure tourism industries. PICTURE TAKEN 14DEC99.