Tag Archives: sharks

Discovery Channel Reacts To Trump’s Hatred Of Sharks

Mashable reports: There’s a lot to fear with Donald Trump in the White House — but his worst fear? Sharks, apparently. Which isn’t sitting well with Discovery Channel. Mashable reached out to the Shark Week network after reading a report alleging that Trump once said, “I hope all sharks die.” Its response was measured. “Shark Week celebrates the wonder of ...

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Cape Cod Sees Boom In Great White Sharks

Bear Week is almost upon us so here’s a bit of wildlife news from Cape Cod: An influx of great white shark sightings has residents and tourists worried about potential encounters in the water, especially during the heart of summer. Senior Fisheries Biologist Dr. Greg Skomal told ABC News the increase in the great white shark population off the Massachusetts ...

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Candygram

The BBC reports: An Australian surfer has made an incredible escape after encountering two sharks during a major competition in South Africa. Mick Fanning was competing in Jeffreys Bay, on the eastern Cape, when one of the sharks approached his surfboard. The final of the J-Bay Open had only just started when Fanning was knocked off his surfboard and into ...

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TRAILER: Sharknado 3

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Mary Lee Shark Visits The Big Apple

Mary Lee is a tagged Great White shark currently prowling the surf just off Jones Beach. Gothamist calls her a “16-foot-long, 3,500 pound murder machine, with 300 teeth and a lust for the blood of your children.” You can join Mary Lee’s 37K followers on Twitter or track her exact location at OSEARCH. Candygram!

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Via GrindTV: Large sharks off Western Australia are now doing their part to keep surfers and swimmers safe–by sending tweets warning of their presence. Scientists have fitted 320 sharks, many of them great whites, with transmitters that automatically issue warnings to the Surf Life Saving Western Australia’s Twitter feed when the tagged sharks approach within a kilometer of the coast’s ...

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Taiwan’s Animators On The Subway Shark

Gothamist notes that according to Taiwanese animators, the dead shark found yesterday on the N train started his day with trip to Times Square before killing some hipsters and then getting the stop-and-frisk treatment by the NYPD.

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Shark On The Train

No, it’s not the latest movie from SyFy. Somebody found a dead shark today on the Queens-bound N train.  Gothamist asked the MTA how these situations are handled: “Live sharks are wrangled by Shark Maintainer IIs, who have passed the qualification test and have minimum three years in the Shark Maintainer I title. Dead ones are handled by Shark Maintainer ...

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We’re Going To Need A Bigger Boat

(Via Towleroad)

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