Has anyone had a face to face encounter with a shark?

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asked Jul 27, 2018 in Scuba Diving by Scubachuck (1,093 points)
I was recently going through a coral tunnel and all of a sudden there was a large nurse shark coming the other way. Very exciting! The shark turned a tight “U” turn and went away. Never a hint of aggression,

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answered Jul 27, 2018 by George1224 (5,147 points)
Yep I have, it was almost like your experience. It was a coral swim through in Key Largo. about half way through I came face to face with a nice sized reef shark. He looked at me and swam right under me. Wonderful experience.
commented Jul 27, 2018 by Scubachuck (1,093 points)
That sounds great. That’s why I love diving so much.
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answered Jul 30, 2018 by MantaRay23 (640 points)
Yes! I was snorkeling about 40ft off our boat while we were waiting for our line to sit out (i participate in shark research during some of the summer months). My buddy and I turned around and there was a 4ft blacktip shark 10ft away from us. Stared right at us, realized neither of us wanted anything to do with each other and then turned around and swam away. Such a cool experience.
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answered Aug 2, 2018 by Joeyflewis (15 points)
I have many times Diving in Palau. The only shark sanctuary on earth. It was beyond awesome. The Blue Corner is the place to see sharks among the many other sea creatures there.
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