Instagram model and nursing student Katarina Elle Zarutskie was seen swimming with sharks for a recent photo shoot that took place in the Bahamas. During the shoot, a shark bit her arm. This incident took place at Staniel Cay and pictures were captured by the model's boyfriend's father.
At that time, the model was vacationing with her boyfriend and his family when she heard that swimming with nurse sharks was a fun and a safe activity.
However, she is seemed to have missed the warning sign which states that the sharks can bite.
The model seemed to be enjoying her swim, but suddenly a five-foot nurse shark bit her arm and started to drag her under the water. The model further stated that the animal her wrist in his mouth and she could feel her teeth sinking into the arm.
Reportedly, she was pulled underwater for a few seconds and then she ripped her wrist out of the shark's mouth as fast as she could.
After that, she managed to free herself and swam up to some steps in order to get out of the water, holding her arm so that the blood does not attract other sharks.
Soon after that, she was sent to a local clinic in order to get her arm wrapped and bandaged before flying back to Florida in order to seek proper treatment for the shark bites.
According to reports, she went to a local clinic to get her arm wrapped and bandaged before flying back to Florida - where she studies in the University of Miami - to seek proper treatment as shark bites can be highly infectious.
Talking about this incident, the Instagram model reveals that she has pieces of shark teeth stuck in her arm but is grateful to still have her arm and her life.