But sometimes scuba divers get a case of the "let's test the fates" in order to get close-up video and photographs of dangerous sharks swimming in circles in and around them. Not a good idea.
In this case, one tiger shark decided to swim through the open legs of a scuba diver and then thought about taking a bite out of his leg. The diver quickly pulled his leg away, like pulling a bone away from a hungry dog.
See the near shark bite at the :40 mark in this YouTube video:
This is definitely not recommended.
From GrindTV Outdoor:
Shark Diver, a commercial shark-diving operation that utilizes cages for protection, posted a story this week about the footage in the video. Part of it reads:Take note, scuba divers, and let tiger sharks lie.
"Yes, that is a Tiger on predation, and yes those divers do not have a clue, and yes that was as close as it looked.... At 0.40 that diver was one second away from sending years of conservation work down the tubes."
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