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A new trend starting to emerge in shark lovers world. More and more people having hands-on sharks, usually by grabbing its fin. Oceanographic experts warn that ‘shark riding’ can only end in tragedy.

Image via Shark Attack News/Facebook

Above video: “This year on Valentine’s Day, celebrate the love we have for the natural world around us. Join freediver Ocean Ramsey as she shares a quiet moment with a Great White Shark.”

“While swimming with sharks is certainly a thrilling experience, my attraction to purposely come face to face with sharks such as Great Whites, Tigers and others is for a different reason – advocating shark conservation.”

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