Ocean Ramsey is pictured caressing the great white shark believed to be Deep Blue, a 20-foot long female shark more than 50 years old.

“What some don’t realize is that sometimes sharks seek touch,” Ocean Ramsey said after the unforgettable encounter in Oahu. She and her team swam beside a 20-foot-long shark they say is Deep Blue.

(Image credit: Juan Oliphant /One Ocean Diving)