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I hope you are aware that this is not anything to be worried about when in the sea, but almost entirely an irrational fear. It's not just you - it's a very common fear; either of sharks themselves (Galeophobia), or fear of the deep (Thalassophobia). Almost every other risk is far more likely to kill you. Sharks don't like the taste of humans, generally, and ...


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People have varying levels of shark awareness, anxiety and tolerance. To start with, you're really quite unlikely to get eaten by a shark. Much more likely to drown for some reason. A big part of things is location. I live in Vancouver and grew up in the Caribbean. In both places, I don't worry about sharks when swimming. The types of shark that are ...


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