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To err is human; to mistakenly bite is baby white shark

October 30, 2021 3:16 pm

In the shark’s-eye view, the researchers found no significant difference between a swimming person, a paddling surfer or a meandering seal or sea lion.

How human exploitation dwindled Caribbean shark communities, a study finds out

October 01, 2021 6:42 pm

Coastal development, land clearing, and agriculture have all had their share of the blame, leading to the low oxygen content in water, disease, bleaching – a pattern observed across the Caribbean.

More sharks, rays threatened with extinction: IUCN report

September 06, 2021 3:07 pm

More than half of all bird of prey species worldwide are declining in population, and 18 species are critically endangered.

New 'weird looking' shark species from Indian Ocean discovered

July 22, 2021 5:56 pm

It belongs to the Apristurus spongiceps subgroup and is the second known species occurring in the western Indian Ocean.

‘Godzilla’ shark discovered in New Mexico gets formal name

April 17, 2021 4:55 pm

The recovered fossil skeleton is considered the most complete of its evolutionary branch —ctenacanth — that split from modern sharks and rays around 390 million years ago and went extinct around 60 million years later

Georgia Aquarium's largest female whale shark dies

November 28, 2020 2:14 pm

Trixie and another female whale shark arrived at the aquarium in 2006 after they were flown more than 8,000 miles from Taipei, Taiwan, on a specially configured freighter. The aquarium currently has three other whale sharks

Coast Guard recover 250 shark carcasses in Odisha

January 24, 2019 6:14 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Indian Coast Guard DIG Paradip Rakesh Makwana said his organization and the forest department has carried out awareness campaigns against hunting of sharks and other protected species among the fishing communities along the Odisha coast.

80 million-year-old, dinosaur-era shark with 300 teeth found off Portugese coast

November 13, 2017 9:27 am

The scientists have named the creature as Chlamydoselachus anguineus for its gills- the frilled arrangement of 300 teeth, neatly lined in 25 rows

Surfer fighting off shark not so unusual in South Africa

July 21, 2015 9:09 am

The shark bumped three-time world champion Mick Fanning off his board as he waited his turn during the finals of the JBay Open world surfing competition and stirred the public's worst fears about sharks.

Viral video: Angry shark bites at cage, terrifies tourists

July 06, 2015 9:50 am

The Great White shark went straight for the bars and even bent some of them

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