H . A . C . K
Handling Animals w/out Care nor Knowledge
Recently, many irresponsible recreational dive operators and inexperienced guides are enticing closer encounters with tiger sharks by using food. This is unnecessary and detrimental to the public and the sharks. Feeding sharks does not alter the food dependency of the shark but changes its behavior to associate divers and people with food. This can lead to adverse interactions in an area popularly visited by families and various ocean enthusiasts.