Model and "mermaid" Hannah Fraser decided to swim underwater with the world’s deadliest shark species, tiger sharks, in the Bahamas.
Fraser decided to do a performance to protest against the Australian shark cull and the global slaughter of sharks.
Hannah was devoid of any scuba or protective gear, dressed only in a bikini and airbrush body paint.
Fraser said: "I was feeling very anxious the first time I got in the water with the tiger sharks. I learned how to touch them in the right way to allow a connection that they felt comfortable with."
She continued: “We are currently killing over 100 million sharks per year, whereas there are only five reported human fatalities by sharks per year worldwide. Who are the real dangerous predators in this equation?”
Fraser and photographer Shawn Heinrich will continue their work in a new feature film Tears of a Mermaid, to be released next year.