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Kayakers in Dingle came face-to-face with a huge (but harmless) basking shark

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Apr 17th 2015, 3:12 PM 4,037 0

TWO PEOPLE CAME amazingly close to a massive basking shark yesterday while kayaking in Dingle, Co Kerry.

In a GoPro video from one of the kayakers, we see nothing but calm water on the surface, but this is lurking beneath:

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Basking sharks are harmless, but still. ARRRGHH.

Speaking to The Irish Examiner, kayaker Noel O’Leary said the 20ft-long shark “seemed curious with the kayaks” and came very close. Watch:

Source: Irishadventureskerry/YouTube

“HELLO, FRIENDS! Wh-what’s wrong? Why’s everybody screaming?”

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