|Great white injury - Sharkdiver.com|
In studying sharks ability to heal from severe wounds, world-renowned shark expert Professor Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D states that the ability of sharks to "heal very quickly from external wounds is remarkable." According to Dr. Shivji, this healing proficiency is partially attributed to the fact that sharks continually shed and replace body parts including teeth and fin spines.
|Sand tiger shark with severe head wound|
It is unknown if the shark was ultimately able to recover from the severe injury but we can hold out hope considering the before & after photos of the great white.
The video was posted by Brad Stegmann from an August 2012 dive trip to the graveyard of the Atlantic off the NC coast.
Photo is screenshot from video.