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Anatomy of a Shark Bite (2003)

In 2002, as behavioral scientist Erich Ritter was filming in the Bahamas with Discovery Channel, he was bit in the calf by a bull shark. The attack was caught on tape, and in this special, ... See full summary »

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James Younger
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J.V. Martin J.V. Martin ... Narrator
Erich Ritter Erich Ritter ... Himself
Jim Sharits Jim Sharits ... Host
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In 2002, as behavioral scientist Erich Ritter was filming in the Bahamas with Discovery Channel, he was bit in the calf by a bull shark. The attack was caught on tape, and in this special, footage from the accident is shown, as well as a look at some computer-generated imaging which explores how and why different breeds of sharks bite. Written by Anonymous

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Documentary

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TV-14
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USA

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English

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10 August 2005 (USA) See more »

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Bahamas

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A Disturbing Documentary
14 September 2003 | by majingojira1See all my reviews

This is probably THE most disturbing Documentary ever made as we learn exactly what happens when a Shark bites -- using models and experiments to re-create several 'caught on tape' shark attacks. Usually, with the victims in the SAME ROOM as they have a mechanical shark mock-up biting into a simulated human leg (all designed to reflect life). You can see the Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome in their eyes as they watch their accidents re-created. Informative and Interesting, this documentary is not for the faint of heart--for at the end they show, in it's entirety, the first shark-bite caught on film underwater--which allowed scientists to run all of the experiments.


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