Shark sighting at Meelup Beach, WA: British expat spots great white shark from ... trends now

Shark sighting at Meelup Beach, WA: British expat spots great white shark from ... trends now
Shark sighting at Meelup Beach, WA: British expat spots great white shark from ... trends now

Shark sighting at Meelup Beach, WA: British expat spots great white shark from ... trends now

Incredible moment dad uses his drone to save beachgoers from a potential shark attack after spotting a great white and two bronze whalers stalking swimmers A drone videographer spotted the three sharks He saw the shark just metres away from swimmers Lifeguards were quickly alerted and the beach closed

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A wildlife videographer at one of his favourite shooting locations managed to save swimmers from a potential attack after spotting three sharks hanging around the shores of a popular beach.

British expat David Alphonoso, his wife Kirsty and their two-year-old sun Sonny were enjoying a family day out with his London-based dad and Sydneysider brother at Meelup Beach, 250km south of Perth, when they made the discovery on Saturday.

Mr Alphonoso and his brother had walked from the beach to a nearby headland - one of his regular filming spots - to launch his drone.

The pair were watching the live drone footage from an iPad when they saw a shark just metres from the beach.

Wildlife videographer David Alphonoso spotted a large shark (above) near the shore at Meelup Beach, WA

Wildlife videographer David Alphonoso spotted a large shark (above) near the shore at Meelup Beach, WA

'It was about two to three metres from the shore, where it was really shallow, and it was swimming towards swimmers,' Mr Alphonoso told Daily Mail Australia.

He said the shark looked to be a two-metre long bronze whaler so he quickly Facetimed his wife to raise the alarm.

'I told her "you

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