VIDEO. Requins-tigres, requins-marteaux… Un plongeur nage parmi les requins aux Bahamas

MÊME PAS PEUR Un plongeur nage au milieu des requins au large des côtes des Bahamas

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Un plongeur nage parmi les requins au large des côtes de Freeport aux Bahamas
Un plongeur nage parmi les requins au large des côtes de Freeport aux Bahamas — Serge Melesan/Solent News/SIPA

Oubliez Les Dents de la mer. Au large des côtes de Freeport aux Bahamas, au sud de la Floride, un plongeur nage au milieu des requins tout à fait normalement, sans protections, et osant même parfois les toucher et les caresser.

Il utilise une boîte remplie de poissons morts pour les attirer. Ce sont alors plusieurs espèces qui viennent à sa rencontre et nagent autour de lui dans un ballet saisissant.

Au mois de janvier, une équipe de plongeurs avait nagé au côté d’une femelle requin blanc de 6 m de long  en gestation, au large d’Hawaï. Posté sur Instagram, le cliché avait fait le tour du monde.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Une publication partagée par Ocean Ramsey #OceanRamsey (@oceanramsey) le 17 Janv. 2019 à 4 :51 PST

 

« C’était juste un beau gros et gentil colosse qui voulait utiliser notre bateau pour se gratter », avait affirmé la plongeuse professionnelle et spécialiste des requins, qui milite pour leur protection.