6 Year Old Kid Rides Sharks For Fun

Posted by | May 13, 2011 | Photography | No Comments

Enal is a six year old boy from the Indonesian community of Bajau Laut who swims with the sharks in a penned off area underneath his home in Wangi. Photo by James Morgan.

Whilst few young children are now born on boats, the ocean is still very much their playground and whilst they are getting conflicted messages from their communities, who simultaneously refrain from spitting in the ocean and continue to dynamite its reefs, I still believe they could play a crucial role in the development of western marine conservation practices. Here Enal plays with his pet shark.

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