Critics say a photo of a woman beside a dead great white shark found Sunday on an Aptos, Calif., beach disrespects the animal, but marine biologist Giancarlo Thomae, who shot the photo, says his colleague posed beside the shark for scale.
Critics say a photo of a woman beside a dead great white shark found Sunday on an Aptos, Calif., beach disrespects the animal, but marine biologist Giancarlo Thomae, who shot the photo, says his colleague posed beside the shark for scale. Giancarlo Thomae Photography
Critics say a photo of a woman beside a dead great white shark found Sunday on an Aptos, Calif., beach disrespects the animal, but marine biologist Giancarlo Thomae, who shot the photo, says his colleague posed beside the shark for scale. Giancarlo Thomae Photography

Woman poses next to a great white shark. It was science, not a 'selfie,' biologist says

June 18, 2018 03:04 PM