Hungry sharks partial to a bit of bacon
One whiff of bacon and the sharks come streaming in.
Big bull sharks circle lower but it is the tawny sharks that come to the surface, ready to pig out.
Deckhand Rom Denaro sits on a cage to feed them, warning not to be fooled by these suckers.
They have 240 backward-facing teeth, create a strong suction and can easily strip the tendons out of an arm.
And with that he again reminds the folk in the shark cage to keep their fingers out of the mesh.
These guests have flown in on one of the many flights from Derby and Broome with Horizontal Falls Seaplanes Adventures, to their floating base in Talbot Bay, on the Kimberley coast.
They have already been on fast boat runs through the Horizontal Falls, caused as the tide pushes through two gaps in the Kimberley sandstone, filling the big bay behind.
From the air, they do, indeed, look like horizontal waterfalls — from water level they look like a river rapid.
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Rom Denaro feeds the bull sharks.