Shark Whisperer Gets Close Enough For Kisses

Monday 31st, January 2011 / 09:30 Published by

These amazing close-ups are by shark whisperer Jim Abernethy, who has spent 35 years swimming with the fearsome creatures – and even KISSES one of them.

Jim, 52, developed a unique bond with the fish while snapping them and guiding other divers. He shares tender pecks on the lips with a 15ft tiger shark called Emma, who always swims up to greet him. But once a giant whale shark nearly swallowed him whole.

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