Confessions of a Marine Biologist: Swim for Your Life (night edition)


Living nightmare: when you study fear underwater and your boat breaks down…at night. The irony is delicious.

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After a long day collecting data for a study on how fear (of sharks) affects reef fish feeding behavior, marine biologists Mike and Julie find themselves living their work, as they’re forced to swim their broken down boat to shore at night (when Tiger sharks are most active).

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The music was created by my brother, Danny Gil, and his awesome band Downfall 2012:

*Special thanks to Copper, our foster pup, for the cameo (he recently got his forever home! Yay!).

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