MAR 09, 2015 04:26 PM PDT

High Five From A Shark?

It's not everyday that we see a smiling shark give a scuba diver a high-five. Eli Martinez, editor of Shark Diver Magazine, was diving in the Caribbean See, off the Bahamas coast, when a laid-back lemon shark swam straight towards him before turning at the last second with her fin outstretched, connecting with his hand.
Hey Buddy!
"At first she was swimming straight towards me, but I didn't expect her to turn at the last moment," said Martinez.
"She tapped my palm with her fin like we were high-fiving. Luckily my friend who owns an underwater camera captured it all on film for me to show the grand kids."

Source: Mymodernmet.com
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