Shark attacks glamour model during underwater photo shoot

Molly Cavalli needed 20 stitches in the wound on her ankle


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This is the horrifying moment a model taking part in a glamorous underwater shoot was bitten by a huge shark.

Molly Cavalli bravely jumped into the shark cage to swim in the sea with the terrifying beasts in just a swimsuit.

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But within seconds, the blonde model was left in agony as a shark broke through the wide bars of the cage and took a bite out of her ankle.

A terrified Molly screamed in terror and pain as she was quickly brought to the surface and pulled back onto the boat, where she revealed her blood-soaked leg.

The churning sea underneath was churning with her blood.

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Molly as she bravely enters the shark cage

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The moment the shark starts to circle

The adult entertainer, who needed 20 stitches for her wound, took to social media to let her fans know she was recovering well.

She wrote on Instagram: ""Thanks for your well wishes guys. I'm totally fine. It's not as bad as it seems. I'm healing quickly. It was still an amazing experience."

It had been hoped Cavalli's modelling shoot would show off custom built hardware able to support underwater live feeds from anywhere in the world, reports the Daily Star.

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The water was churning with blood as Molly was attacked

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Brave Molly says she still enjoyed the experience, despite the attack

Thousands of people have watched the clip of Molly's shark attack on YouTube, with many slamming the design of the shark cage.

Camsoda vice-president Darren Press insisted Molly had only been allowed to dive with the sharks as they were believed to be harmless.

He said: "Our intention was to have Molly quickly dive into the shark cage with the camera and begin broadcasting as lemon sharks circled nearby.

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Molly was bitten by a Lemon Shark

Credits: Molly Cavalli/Instagram

Molly had to have 20 stitches in her wound

"From what we gathered, lemon sharks are predominantly docile and relatively harmless.

"During the broadcast, a shark approached the cage which made Molly nervous. She swam up to the surface as the shark approached. Her foot rose above the protective net and was bitten."

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