WATCH | Discover SA's Marine Big 5 and where to find them

You probably know the land-based Big 5 all too well - but meet the watery critters that you should definitely tick off your animal-watching bucket list. 

Some may be more obvious than others - but South Africa is blessed with such a rich marine ecosystem that every coastline offers something spectacular to discover. 

READ: The locals saving Africa's cute, tuxedoed penguins

And one of them is slowly starting to return after a little hiatus from the Cape - the first great white shark was spotted on Tuesday in False Bay in the last 20 months after the species mysteriously semi-disappeared from the area. But while the sightings was welcome, the official who spotted it did caution that more sightings would need to be recorded to herald a proper return of the species. 

READ MORE: Where are SA's great white sharks? Right here, says Marine Dynamics

Watch the video to see where to find the Marine Big 5 and start ticking off that list!

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