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Marine ecologist Neil Hammerschlag says he can sometimes identify sharks like Emma (pictured) by the way they move. "It's pretty cool to be able to jump in the water and say, 'Hey look, there's Emma the tiger shark!' " Neil Hammerschlag hide caption

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A Marine Ecologist On Swimming With Sharks And What 'Jaws' Got Wrong

Neil Hammerschlag has looked inside the mouth of a wild tiger shark and lived to tell the tale. He says that sharks pose only a very small risk to people: "Humans are not on the shark's menu."

Marine ecologist Neil Hammerschlag says he can sometimes identify sharks like Emma (pictured) by the way they move. "It's pretty cool to be able to jump in the water and say, 'Hey look, there's Emma the tiger shark!' " Neil Hammerschlag hide caption

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Neil Hammerschlag

A Marine Ecologist On Swimming With Sharks And What 'Jaws' Got Wrong

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