Who in their right mind thinks this is a good idea? I can’t even imagine petting a Shark’s dorsal fin — which I would think is the “safest” spot to pet a shark — never mind putting your hand inches from its mouth!
By doing this, you’re not only are you going to put your hand near the damn thing’s mouth, but you are actually ACTIVELY encouraging it to make an attempt at biting something in your hand. If someone tried to feed me like that — which may have happened once or twice in my life — I’d have make a conscious effort to not allow skin-to-teeth contact. And I feel like I’m not in the minority with that either!
So what the hell do you expect to happen when you’re feeding a wild animal, that eats just about anything and has, what, like hundreds of razor-sharp teeth?
I’m thankful for people like this though. They always remind me that I’m at least not the dumbest person in the world.