Ever since Jaws came out, it hasn't been terribly difficult to convince people that sharks are terrifying. In fact, that effect has worked a little too well as marine experts in the years since have found themselves having to defend sharks from their fearsome reputation.
And yes, it's true that sharks can be perfectly lovely to be around when they aren't hungry or scared.
However, it's also hard to tell when they'll be either of those things and they have a habit of popping up when we lest expect them. And as we're about to see, they have some raw power to work with when they are.