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10 Ways to Get Up Close and Personal with Sharks

Get Close to Sharks
(Photo: Hermanus Backpackers via flickr/CC Attribution)

“Don’t go in the water”? Forget Jaws, these days, people are flocking to shark-infested waters to snorkel alongside, dive with, and even feed the intriguing creatures. In honor of this summer’s 26th annual Discovery Channel Shark Week, we rounded up 10 incredible shark experiences. From free diving with blue sharks in the Azores to snorkeling with whale sharks in Mexico, there’s an up-close-and-personal shark experience for everyone—even if adrenaline-spiking encounters aren’t your thing.

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