Up Close With A Great White Shark In Santa Barbara - Stab Mag

Up Close With A Great White Shark In Santa Barbara

Just kickin it with the boys I guess.

Words by Jack Mutschler

Paddleboarders off the coast of Santa Barbara made friends with a great white shark a few days ago. Honestly, he seems pretty chill. The kind of shark that brings beer to your house party, even though you told him there would be a keg.

Photographer Adam Ernster wrote, “Respectfully enjoying nature is one of my favorite things about living in Santa Barbara. Whether you’re a fisherman, surfer, or avid hiker, SB brings together a passionate community of like-minded nature lovers. Although great white sharks deserve tremendous respect and space, it’s always inspiring watching the locals safely interact with these apex predators.”

An interesting site indeed. An apex predator, just hanging out, not trying to eat anybody’s limbs. Seems like a cool dude.

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