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Trending: A nerve-racking jump, a great white encounter and the 'dog-spider'

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While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped… Here's what's trending today.

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A nerve-racking jump

It's a frightening jump off of Florida's Gulf coast.

Equipped with Go-Pro cameras, three make a harrowing jump from a helicopter just off of Navarre Beach. They land safely on the sandy white beach below.

A great white encounter

A team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution took a specially equipped REMUS "SharkCam" underwater vehicle to Guadalupe Island in Mexico to film great white sharks in the wild.

They captured more than they bargained for.

Fast-forward to 3:00 for an up-close great white encounter caught on camera.

A shrimp-like creature:

An 18-inch, massive shrimp-like creature was pulled from the waters in Fort Pierce, FL, and the pictures of it are going viral.

See the photos here: http://bit.ly/1tykYGY

The FWC said on its Facebook post showing the creature that scientists think it may be a type of mantis shrimp, which is actually not related to shrimp, but is a type of crustacean. Scientists will continue to review the pictures to identify the exact species.

Dog-spider

Need a laugh? This ‘dog-spider' is the newest viral star.

The ‘dog-spider' wreaks havoc when it is unleashed on the streets. Hidden cameras capture petrified reactions.

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