The Great White Shark can be found in coastal surface waters in all major oceans throughout the world and is without any doubt one of the most fearsome predators in the sea growing in length to more than 20ft (6 metres) and weighing a staggering 5,000 lbs (2,2268 kilograms).
Although humans are not known to be the preferred food to these deadly ocean giants according to marine experts the shark that savaged and killed British honeymooner Ian Redmond several days in the Seychelles ago was a Great White Shark.
The surgeon who desperately tried to save the life of savaged Ian Redmond as he snorkelled in the idyllic waters of Anse Lazio beach in the Seychelles claims that marine experts told him it was a Great White shark and chillingly warned that the ferocious predator will be back to search for more human prey.
Surgeon Christian Renaud, 52, was on a catamaran with a friend 20 yards away from the spot where Ian Redmond was ferociously attacked and killed by the shark.
The two men got his body out of the water and tried frantically to keep him alive as they brought him back to the beach:
“He uttered a cry of terrorbefore disappearing underwater.
“There was an enormous pool of blood.
“It was horrible.
“His left arm was cut off and there was no muscle on his left thigh.
“You could only see bone.
“He was still alive but in shock through the violence of the impact.
“We got oxygen bottles from a diver’s boat and we gave him adrenaline but he lost too much bloos.
“I lost him.
“My family and I are very shocked….. and I am a surgeon.
“Everyone was bathing at that spot.
“Clearly the predator was around me somewhere. I was lucky. The shark wanted prey. It was the British tourist or me, but I got out of the water five minutes before the attack.
“No-one knew a french tourist was killed a fortnight earlier.
“The authorities hid the truth so as not to frighten tourists.
“Without their negligence this Englishman would not have died.
“The shark will come back, that is for sure”, warned the French Surgeon.
Yesterday the hotel rep who had told Ian Redmond where to snorkel admitted that he had not informed him of the previous shark attack:
“We just did not thin it would happen again.”