Diver comes face-to-face with great white shark in viral video

A video has gone viral after an underwater photographer in Hawaii came face-to-face with a great white shark. 

The man spotted the shark while diving off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island. 

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Deron Verbeck says the great white was more than 15-feet-long and was spotted about 100 feet below the surface. He says the shark wasn't behaving in a threatening way so he stuck around. 

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Verbeck says he's just grateful he did not end up as fish food because of the encounter. 

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Afterwards, Verbeck joked on Facebook: "Well check this one off the list of things ‘I shouldn’t have been swimming with.’"

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An expert says great whites typically only act aggressive when they're actively searching for food.

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