Since Monday, over 450 long-finned pilot whales have been stranded on the shores of Macquarie Harbor in Australia.
The man's pregnant wife jumped in the water to rescue him after the attack, which took place around four miles from land.
The woman was treated by medical staff for injuries including multiple puncture wounds and lacerations to her shoulder.
Large numbers of great white sharks gather in the waters off the the Canadian province every year in the late summer and fall.
The new "20/20" special chronicles Paige Winter's recovery after being attacked by a shark in 2019. It follows her through receiving a prosthetic leg, as well as important high school milestones.
Over the past decade, the waters off Cape Cod have become one of the world's great white shark hotspots.
The man suffered severe injuries to his leg and paramedics were unable to save him.
Sharks are known to be sensitive to changes in pressure and scientists had previously suggested they could be used to predict hurricanes.
"When you see the mother of your child, and your support, everything that's who you are, so you just react," Mark Rapley said about the attack.
The clip shows the man riding on the back of a whale shark, which is an endangered species.
The shark was later euthanized, as animal control officials found that it was injured.
The bite was the second most powerful of any animal on Earth.
The experiment was conducted by former NASA engineer and YouTuber Mark Rober.
"I was shocked, absolutely shocked," wildlife biologist and broadcaster Forrest Galante said upon finding the shark.
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.
A surfer in Florida was attacked by a shark on Friday.
Witnesses said other surfers rushed to his aid at the time of the attack.
Chris Black, an Australian shark expert, said the attack was a "freak incident."
Beach safety officials said the shark bite was the third such incident recorded this year in Volusia County.
Sharks have been found to be "functionally extinct" in nearly one in five reefs surveyed as part of a new study done by researchers from the conservation organization Global FinPrint.
Researchers also found another news species of prehistoric shark in Georgia.
Eyewitnesses believe the shark was a great white, although this has not been officially confirmed.
Tiger sharks travel large distances, often crossing regional, national and international boundaries.
The footage was part of shark scientist Michael Heithaus' investigation into the connection between sharks and volcanoes.
Researchers conducted the first ever detailed study of the diets of great whites off the east coast of Australia.
Unama'ki turned away from the waters off the eastern U.S. coast and started heading deeper into the ocean at the start of April.
Whale sharks are the largest fish in the oceans, growing to around 30 feet in length on average.