Oblivious families frolic in the ocean just feet away from lurking sharks in South Carolina

Mail Online | 6/19/2019 | Miranda Aldersley For Dailymail.com
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Swimmers were just feet away from sharks at South Carolina's Myrtle Beach on Friday, with one tourist capturing photographs of the predators lurking in the surf.

Ginger Gilmer took the photographs from her 15th-floor balcony at a resort in Cherry Grove and uploaded them to Facebook, where they have been shared more than 24,000 times.

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One photograph shows a man holding a young toddler standing just feet away from the shark - and its dorsal fin can be seen sticking out of the water.

In another image, another man stands with his back to the shark while a child wades into the sea.

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'Why I go to the beach to get in the pool!,' Gilmer wrote. 'SHARKS!!!! Not one person had an idea of what was lurking around them.

'Can't see the bottom, not swimming in it!'

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Replying to a comment beneath the photographs, Gilmer wrote that the pictures show three different sharks.

'It was an awesome sight, but scary,' she told Fox 17. 'The people in the water were clearly not aware.'

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