The shark was later euthanized, as animal control officials found that it was injured.
This year's Discovery Channel event promises more than 20 hours of jaw-dropping shark programming throughout the week with a record 24 specials.
Programming for Discover Channel's annual "Shark Week" begins on Sunday.
In honor of Shark Week 2020, we've put together a list of surprising facts about one of the most misunderstood creatures on the planet.
It's almost that time of year again as Shark Week 2020 is set to return to televisions with a jam-packed schedule for viewers to sink their teeth into.
"It was by far the most horrifying moment of my entire life," survivor Deborah Scaling-Kiley said, recalling seeing her friend killed.
The conclusion of Shark Week will give viewers a chance to rewatch some of their favorite content.
Galante spoke to Newsweek about encountering leopards, elephants and accidentally netting a crocodile in his search for the critically endangered Pondicherry
The film, which is Shark Week's first scripted movie based on actual events, tells the harrowing tale of a yacht crew whose boat capsized in shark-infested waters in October 1982.
While not a perfect experiment, the former NASA engineer came to a conclusion.
The ancient 60-ton mega-shark ruled the ocean for 20 million years before its extinction.
Just as sharks need water to survive, so do humans, so be sure to alternate alcoholic beverages with glasses of water.
Shark Week's success surprised even its creator.
Discovery's annual Shark Week has great TV programming but there are also plenty of films any shark lover should check out.
Each cosmetic item can now be bought using Fortnite's in-game currency, known as V-Bucks.
Donald Trump apparently really enjoys watching Shark Week.
There are more sharks off the eastern seaboard than there have been in a generation.
You are much more likely to drown than be bitten by a shark.
As it turns out, the cage isn't edible. Barely.