VIDEO: Get ready for Shark Week with these close encounters

Everyone is getting pumped for this year’s Shark Week. We are chomping at the bit to see what is in store for us on Discovery Channel’s most popular and gory tradition.

Ever since seeing that advertisement released more than a month ago showing “Snuffy” the seal getting eaten alive, Shark Week fever has been rising. To give people the full effect of this week, we wanted to take a look at some shark videos the Discovery Channel didn’t capture.

Most people would be scared knowing they may be swimming with a shark, but this diver goes right to the fish and touches its nose without incident. I bet he was sweating though.

Diving comes with its own risks, but when you have dolphin friends to help, life seems much better.

According to the YouTube poster, it’s common in this area for sharks to eat other sharks as they are being reeled in.

Steel cages are great but they are no match for the mighty great white shark — yet this person never put down the camera once. My, what large teeth you have.

Just because some sharks aren’t big doesn’t mean they can’t be scary. Watch as this woman underestimates a baby shark.

This poor woman just wanted to swim in the ocean, but ends up getting cornered. At least it seems as though they were as scared of her as she was of them.



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