'Jaws'-Dropping Video of a Shark Attack in Action

All summer long there has been a rise in Great White sightings along the shores of America.
1:45 | 08/06/14

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this is a drone, a camera attached. Watch this, suddenly a great white shark taking a giant bite there. All summer long we've been telling you about the rise in great whites along America's beaches. Paula Faris proves that great whites are in rare form this summer. Reporter: The great white shark approaches. And then, out of nowhere attacks. It happens again. Watch the great white in pursuit. And listen as its teeth grind down on its prey -- in this case, an underwater camera. These rare visuals captured by the Remus shark vehicle. Oh, my! Reporter: For shark week's "Jaws strikes back" airing next week on the discovery channel. Pretty intense damage here. Reporter: Scientists are learning just how powerful these great whites are. These attacks can occur down at great depths. So not just at the surface, which is what we previously thought. Reporter: The great white can hit its prey at speeds of 25 miles per hour and bite with up to two tons of pressure per square inch. Experts say the population is the largest it's been in 20 years, partly because of conservation efforts. Now at this point of year they're primarily spotted in the northeast, in California -- Get out of the water! This man survived an attack just last month. It was all caught on camera. It fast a real fast sharp left turn and lunged right at my chest. Reporter: David, in the last decade there have been 72 great white shark attacks worldwide.

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