The 2nd largest shark in the world filmed along the coast of Sesimbra in Portugal

Portugal is known for visiting many species such as dolphins, but it is also sometimes sharks that come to discover the Portuguese coastline. Indeed, a large basking shark, the 2nd largest species in the world, was seen this Saturday in Sesimbra, during a boat trip from the Dive Club Cipreia, more exactly on their return to the marina. This rare moment of extreme beauty has been captured in video. Lisbob, the expatriate assistant in Portugal, tells you all about this meeting with the second largest fish in the world, the basking shark.

This shark doesn’t attack human - Foto : Rui Berardo

This shark doesn’t attack human - Foto : Rui Berardo

The animal is the second largest fish in the world after the whale shark and is "totally harmless to humans". The divers, after seeing this magnificent specimen, did not hesitate and jumped into the water to document this rare and beautiful moment.