Aquarium picks native Oklahoman to dive with bull sharks

Aquarium picks native Oklahoman to dive with bull sharks

JENKS, Okla. — A native Oklahoman won the drawing to scuba dive with sharks at the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks for Shark Week.

The aquarium held a contest to choose someone to dive into what they said is the world's largest collection of bull sharks.

Jodi Cooper has been selected out of 1,000 applicants from 36 states.

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The shark dive will take place at 6:00 p.m. Thursday.

The aquarium has 10 bull sharks that they say can grow from seven to 11.5 feet and weigh between 200 and 500 pounds.

Cooper will wear a specialized 45 pound, $6,000 chainmail suit and a GoPro and swim alongside two scuba-certified staff members.

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