One of our media people asked a group of us for our wildlife “close calls.” So putting on my best Crocodile Dundee accent, I wrote down the following true stories–in the spirit of the ADD internet, I’ll post these one at a time. .
“[Beer in hand, funny Australian accent, at the ready ] So, no joking, there I was……..]
Snorkeling on a wreck in 30 feet of water off Palmyra at 6 degrees above the equator and at least 2 days and $100k from an emergency room. I had wandered off in one direction and my group was about a quarter mile away. I was coming back up for air when I saw a big torpedo shape about 100 yards away, headed straight for me. I surfaced, breathed and then looked again—closing fast was a 10 foot long grey shark. It came within 10 feet of me, circled twice…
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