Having a shark prowling off the shores of Playas Camarones, in Puerto Vallarta, is a rare sight indeed, but today that is exactly what put sunbathers and tourists on alert.
For several minutes, the shark patrolled the shores of Puerto Vallarta, causing swimmers in the area to evacuate the water.
It seemed that the curiosity of the shark and tourists was a mutual feeling, as witnesses stayed on the beach and the shark seemed willing to get closer to the shore.
The shark encounter was captured on video by . . .