A fisherman has been bitten by a shark off the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand on Monday.
The unidentified man from Auckland had just brought a Mako shark that he thought was dead on board.
When he attempted to remove the nearly 5 foot sharks head, it began thrashing around and bit the man’s foot.
The fisherman, who is in his 30s, was taken back to the marina where he was transported to a helicopter landing site. He was then flown to Middlemore Hospital in moderate condition.
The location has been marked on the 2016 shark attack bites tracking map.