Saturday, October 10, 2009

Local marine wildlife in Bora Bora

Polynésie juillet 08(469)
We did swim with them !

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  1. Wow! That's really amazing... What type of sharks are they, by the way? They look so mellow... I LOVED Polynesia... I'd love to go back again one day...

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    1. They look to me like blacktip reef sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus

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  2. We also did the shark feeding, but in Moorea, where i actually petted stingrays too. i had a shark encounter during our time there -- i was by myself in the shallow reef, and this baby 5-ft shark (same size as me) scared me where my hair must've stood on end, except i was under water, of course, and couldn't. i was fearless at shark feeding, but to be facing one by myself was not my cup of tea at all!!!

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