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Jaws-dropping Bull shark seen swimming near house in Australia after massive storm

Due to their aggressive nature, experts consider Bull sharks to be the most dangerous of sharks in the world, according to National Geographic.

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Bull shark spotted in Burleigh, Australia. Pic: Timothee Morrison Dufour

Bull shark spotted in Burleigh, Australia. Pic: Timothee Morrison Dufour

Bull shark spotted in Burleigh, Australia. Pic: Timothee Morrison Dufour

Terrifying images of a dangerous bull shark swimming near the back fence of a house in Queensland, Australia has had created a social media storm. 

After a week of wild weather caused flash flooding in the area, the massive predator was seen passing just feet away from the residential house.

Alongside the photo that has been shared more than 1,400 times on Facebook and attracted hundreds of comments, the resident writes: ‘“Another wild day on the Gold Coast…Bull Shark in the backyard at Burleigh Waters.”

The shark is believed to have found its way into a canal in Burleigh Waters, which had swollen its banks after heavy rainfall in the area.

Due to their aggressive nature, experts consider Bull sharks to be the most dangerous of sharks in the world, according to National Geographic.

The predators - which can grow up to 11.5ft - can often be found cruising shallow waters in search of prey.

Bull sharks are joined by their more famous cousins, great whites and tiger sharks, as the three species most likely to attack humans.

“How did it get there? Clearly sharknado,” one commenter joked.

“North QLD get crocs, the Gold Coast gets bull sharks,” one person wrote.

“This little guy at Burleigh Heads is enjoying his new pond.”

“I was fishing near there with my grandson last year and something big took his bait and ran his line out. Didn‘t think much of it at the time. Don’t think I’d go swimming near there any time soon,” another man wrote.

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