FORT PIERCE, FL (KTRK) -- A close encounter with a shark isn't always a harrowing event -- in fact, it can be downright mesmerizing.
New drone footage depicts one such encounter, which occurred as several surfers and paddleboarders waded nonchalantly in the waters off the Florida coast.
Meanwhile, a bird's-eye view from a drone shows sharks curiously navigating the crystal-clear waters of the Atlantic.
Although the sharks generally maintained their distance, one does approach a paddle boarder to investigate the two-legged visitor.
The encounter ended peacefully, as sharks and man part ways without fanfare.
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