Diver Cristina Zenato Pets Shark on the Nose Like a Puppy Dog [Video]

Professional shark handler Cristina Zenato makes the deadly creature look like a little puppy by simply rubbing its nose.

Vicious and deadly creatures with three rows of teeth sharp as blades. These are the first thoughts we get when thinking about sharks. However, it seems that everything is about to change after you will see this incredible video.

In the video uploaded to YouTube by underwater photographer Abi Smigel Mullens and shot by Stephen Frink using a GoPro camera, Cristina Zenato, a professional shark handler, makes a dangerous fish look like a docile little puppy.

Wearing a scuba gear, with fish buzzing around, she summons a reef shark to her lap and then cuddles and pats it like an ordinary pet. Even though the whole scene looks rather fascinating, dogs and cats are certainly much safer pets and we shouldn’t try to do the same thing.

Zenato notes in the video’s comment section that she has built a relationship with the wild sharks in the video over the last 20 years. The Carribean reef shark that she calls over is actually her favorite shark named Grandma because it is the biggest of the group and the most gentle.

Meanwhile, back in March, a man filmed himself fending off a shark while diving in the Western Caribbean Sea, reports AOL Travel. Jason Dimitri was lion fish culling when the predator “came out of nowhere”.

Dimitri uploaded the video on YouTube  and wrote: “It scared the c**p out of me.” The diver added that he was in 70 feet of water when the shark came to defend its territory.

Another shark accident happenned last Semtwpber, when a deadly tiger shark stole a camera from a diver’s hands. The naughty shark snatche an expensive camera from the hands of a horrified photographer during an underwater diving expedition in the Bahamas.

The statistics show that the U.S. has the highest number of shark attacks but less than one person a year dies from a shark attack. Australia has the highest number of fatal shark attacks but less than two people a year die from a shark attack.

A seeming uptick in the number of fatal shark attacks in Australia, seven off the coast of Western Australia in the past three years, has lead to the controversial shark cull act, which was passed despite massive protests in Australia, says IDigitalTimes.

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