Scientists say they've captured a whitetip shark courtship ritual on camera for the first time as they work to learn more about the threatened animals.
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Brendan Talwar and a research team were studying oceanic whitetip sharks off the Bahamas when they were surprised to see a pair of courting sharks glide gracefully under the boat in unison.
Members of the crew jumped into the water to capture the pair on video as the male shark tried to woo the female close enough to sink his teeth into her flank so they could mate.
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