The shark had been tagged with a heat and GPS recording device that told scientists of the female shark’s steep ocean descent and of the sudden dramatic rise in temperature of the sea dweller.
The sharked reacted well to the tagging and was observed to be very healthy without any scars or marks on her.
Shark Alpha, as the beast was named, nearly reached 2000ft (609m) before her body temperature zoomed from just over 40 degrees to 78 degrees.
Marine biologists have stated that such a temperature rise can only be due to the huge predator being eaten by a bigger beast.
While killer whales have been known to attack and kill great white sharks, what sort of sea creature could ingest a whole shark?
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