With no wetsuits, these divers swim freely in shark-infested waters.(02:05)
Divers swim freely with sharks to learn more about the animal's behavior.(03:48)
Examining the way a shark approaches a diver may help scientists understand how to avoid shark...
Are sharks out to get you? That’s the driving question behind this high-adrenaline, two-hour live National Geographic event. Human Shark Bait will beam from some of the world’s most shark-infested waters off the coast of South Africa. Commonly referred to as “Shark Bay,” it is home to some of the most concentrated and diverse shark populations in the world, including species with a reputation for attacking people, such as great white, bull, tiger, black tip, mako, ragged tooth and blue sharks. Here, a team of free-divers and conservationists put their safety on the line to separate shark attack myths from realities while swimming freely among them.
Also, on location during Human Shark Bait are shark attack victims to tell their stories and enter the water for the first time since their traumatic encounters. With experts on hand, these victims will have the opportunity to...
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