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Kids are hooked on digital gaming
platform Roblox – more than 40 million visit it daily. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Kids are hooked on digital gaming platform Roblox – more than 40 million visit it daily. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

I always imagined being a shark would be quite straight-forward. You’re an apex predator. You swim around; you bite people.

But actually it’s much more stressful than that. During my afternoon as a mako shark, a guy comes at me with a harpoon. Later someone shoots at me using a US navy destroyer.

“You can always upgrade to being a great white,” says my shark adviser, Simon Burgess. “No one will mess with you then.”

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