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Astonishing images of a diver swimming on top of great white sharks


  Ocean Ramsey doesn’t ride on top of great white sharks for fun or frivolous show. She does it to dispel their image of cruel killing machines, to call attention to the fact that sharks are seriously endangered. Which really sucks, because they’re crucial for the sustainability of the oceans and, therefore, our own species.

Astonishing images of a diver swimming on top of great white sharks

Ocean Ramsey doesn’t ride on top of great white sharks for fun or frivolous show. She does it to dispel their image of cruel killing machines, to call attention to the fact that sharks are seriously endangered. Which really sucks, because they’re crucial for the sustainability of the oceans and, therefore, our own species.

Sea lion recuperating from great white shark attack

Bruce was brought there weeks ago after Good Samaritans found him stranded on rocks at Emerald Bay Beach Friday, suffering from bite wounds and badly malnourished. He was bitten under his right flipper and his left chest area. Wildlife experts say the bites were consistent with a great white shark.

Cambria surfers’ close encounters with a great white shark


  Out of the blue, 10 feet in front of him, the unmistakable dorsal fin of a shark rose up out of the water. “It was a 20-foot great white shark. I saw all of him,” Klatt recalls. “But he was not aggressive. He was just cruising. So I kept paddling until I was probably 3 feet from him.

Cambria surfers’ close encounters with a great white shark

Out of the blue, 10 feet in front of him, the unmistakable dorsal fin of a shark rose up out of the water. “It was a 20-foot great white shark. I saw all of him,” Klatt recalls. “But he was not aggressive. He was just cruising. So I kept paddling until I was probably 3 feet from him.

Leonardo DiCaprio Recalls the Time He Was Almost Eaten by a Shark

"I had a huge fear of sharks, and when I did Blood Diamond in 2006 I actually got stuck in a cage with a great white, which was awesome," the Wolf of Wall Street star, 39, reveals in an appearance Tuesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

"It was a gigantic great white … They actually said in 30 years this has never happened, but the tuna kind of got stuck on the top of the cage and the great white leapt out and tried to bite it and went into the cage with me.