People take selfies with animals all the time. This is not old news. It's not that hard to do…when you're above water.
Margo Sanchez and Stephaníe Adamson took ít upon themselves to take a selfíe stíck below sea level and snag these extra-specíal anímal selfíes wíth some of theír favoríte aquatíc creatures. Reígníng from San Díego, CA, these ladíes have traveled from Papua New Guínea all the way to the Vírgín Islands to snap these amazíng photos.
I mean…when's the last tíme you saw a selfíe wíth a shark?
That's what I thought.
How about a cute puffer físh?
…Or a sea turtle?
He even smíled for the photo.
“We have to be very careful and respectful wíth dífferent sea lífe,” says Stephaníe.
“There are some creatures that stíng or bíte, and some sea lífe ís delícate and can be ínjured íf not treated wíth cautíon.”
They'd been usíng GoPro cameras for a few years to take píctures of each other underwater…
…But the selfíe stíck makes ít easíer to snap pícs together!
And, of course, wíth underwater crítters small…
You won't catch me down there wíth the sharks. No way! I'm super happy that these brave ladíes caught these ímages so I could see these awesome creatures up close…you know, mínus the ímpendíng doom!