Meet Katarina Zarutskie, an Instagram model and nursing student at the University of Miami:

Katarina was on a recent vacation with her family to the Bahamas and thought it would be fun to swim with some nurse sharks near a marina:

Katarina grew up in California which somehow made her an expert on sharks so she thought everything would be fine:

She later told interviewers, “I am so fortunate that I still have my arm and my life”:

And she told “Good Morning America” that she just wanted to “connect with nature”:

Of course she chronicled the whole thing on Instagram where she said she wasn’t blaming the shark and “not throwing them under the bus”:

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