Video: 'Shark whisperer' pets shark underwater

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Video shows the moment when a diver began petting a shark under water.

Video shows the moment when a diver began petting a shark under water surrounded by many other sharks.

He seemed cool, calm and collected - these are not the three words that come to mind during a shark encounter.

Alexander Wilcox, a British marine biologist, has been working alongside "shark whisperer" and conservationist Cristina Zenato recently.

In a video provided by Tony Isaacson of DiveCareDare, he is seen showing his skills to other divers in waters off the Bahamas.

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It's like the shark is being hypnotized, just going down for a nap after a long day of swimming.

Needless to say, don't try this at home.

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