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  • Whoa! Drone Video Captures Surfer Gliding Over Shark Off Ponce Inlet

    09/28/2021 5:23:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | SEPTEMBER 28, 2021 | Cathleigh Winningham
    Pilot notices several other sharks during flightA surfer in Volusia County had a close call with a shark while “hanging 10″ off Ponce Inlet. A drone pilot shared video with News 6 showing the close encounter on Monday.
  • Shark sightings lead to closure of Nantucket's entire south shore

    08/19/2021 11:12:28 AM PDT · by 1Old Pro · 24 replies
    The Patriot Ledger ^ | 8/18/2021 | Staff
    Nantucket Harbor Master Sheila Lucey said there were at least five shark sightings throughout the day and all of them were less than 15 feet from the shore. The beaches closed Wednesday afternoon included Cisco Beach, Surfside Beach, Nobadeer Beach, Miacomet Beach and Medaket Beach.
  • Evander Kane’s Pregnant Wife Says NHL Star Tanked Games for Gambling Profit

    07/31/2021 9:39:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 1, 2021 | Kathianne Boniello
    NHL star Evander Kane’s pregnant wife ripped her husband in a scathing Instagram post — claiming the San Jose Sharks forward is a gambling addict who tanked games for profit and abandoned her with their toddler to party in Europe while their house is being “taken by the bank.” The Saturday Instagram stories have apparently already prompted an investigation by the National Hockey League, which said in a tweet it was aware of the posts and intended to “conduct a full investigation.” Anna Kane let loose on her husband in the blistering posts, painting him as an addict who had...
  • 90-year-old William Shatner conquers his fear of sharks by swimming with them

    07/15/2021 12:50:33 PM PDT · by mylife · 62 replies
    As Discovery’s Shark Week swims on, Monday’s special called Expedition Unknown: Shark Trek, featured Captain Kirk himself, William Shatner, trying to conquer his fear of sharks by boldly going and jumping into the water with them. “I am deathly afraid of sharks,” Shatner told the show’s host, Josh Gates. “I really am.” So to ease the Star Trek actor into things, Gates started by taking Shatner through a couple of relatively safe visits with hammerhead and reef sharks, neither of which are known to eat or attack humans. But those were just the appetizer courses, the main course was swimming...
  • Yes, Sharks Have Been Spotted in the Mississippi River Near St. Louis

    07/13/2021 7:22:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    Fox2now ^ | Jul 13, 2021 | Joe Millitzer
    This is “Shark Week” and fascinating new research reveals something rare, scary, and exciting does happen in Midwestern waters. A study in the Journal of the Marine and Fishery Sciences says that sharks have been spotted twice in the Mississippi River near St. Louis over the past 84-years. One of the sharks was caught near Alton, Illinois on September 6, 1937. The city is located around 1,740 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. It weighed 84 lbs and was about five feet long. At the time, the Lock and Dam at Alton was the first major obstruction going north on...
  • Man Bitten by Shark in Bay Area Hospitalized at San Francisco General Hospital

    06/27/2021 11:23:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    KSBW ^ | Jun 26, 2021
    Cal Fire responded to reports of a man being bitten by a shark at Gray Whale Cove just north of Half Moon Bay. At around 9:15 a.m. local time, first responders found a male surfer in his thirties with severe injuries to his right leg. They confirmed that the victim was indeed bitten by a shark. Paramedics used advanced life support measures to stop the bleeding. The victim was admitted to San Francisco General Hospital but has now been released. The San Mateo Sheriff's Department estimates that the great white shark was between 6 to 8 feet long based on...
  • Mystery of Couple Abandoned in Shark-Infested Waters After Boat Crew Forgot About Them

    06/07/2021 5:20:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Daily Star (U.K.) ^ | 4 JUN 2021 | Adam Solomons
    Tom and Eileen Lonergan disappeared off the Great Barrier Reef after the diving boat crew forgot they were onboard, reshaping the industry and inspiring a hit filmTwenty-three years after they were last spotted diving off tour boat the Outer Edge at around 3pm, 40 miles off the coast of Queensland, there are still no signs of Tom and Eileen Lonergan. The American couple arrived at Port Douglas in northern Australia in January 1998 looking for adventure, and adventure is what they got — abandoned in shark-infested waters and left to suffer a horrifying fate that went on to inspire a...
  • First Cape shark sighting of the season off Provincetown: Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (It's a Basking Shark)

    04/29/2021 2:09:15 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 50 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | April 29, 2021 | RICK SOBEY
    The sharks are back roaming along the Cape shoreline. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy on Thursday reported its first basking shark sighting off Provincetown’s Herring Cove Beach this season. Although great white shark sightings are increasing every year along the Cape, they are not the only large shark off the Massachusetts coast. The basking shark is the second largest fish in the ocean, and is often confused with white sharks, especially as their large dorsal fin often can be seen above the water. There are some key features that can help differentiate the two sharks, including the shape of that...
  • Warm waters draw sharks off Israel's Mediterranean coast

    04/21/2021 1:52:04 PM PDT · by SJackson · 32 replies
    France24 ^ | 4-20-21
    This picture taken on April 20, 2021 shows an aerial view of people using their phones and cameras to film a shark swimming past in the shallow Mediterranean Sea water off the Israeli coastal town of Hadera north of Tel Aviv JACK GUEZ AFP Dozens of sharks gathered Tuesday in warm waters of the Mediterranean near an Israeli power plant, drawing sightseers in what has become an annual occurence. The sharks' fins sliced through the swallow waters just metres (yards) away from bathers eager to take photos of them near the city of Hadera. Sandbar and dusky sharks, which are...
  • CAPE COD GROUPS EYEING SHARK DETERRENT TECHNOLOGY AHEAD OF SUMMER

    04/20/2021 9:58:05 AM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 40 replies
    newsfortomorrow ^ | April 18, 2021 | NEWS MASTER
    Cape Cod groups are looking to test out electronic shark deterrent technology this summer, including a nonprofit that is hoping to roll out a protective “virtual shark net.” Cape Cod Ocean Community Inc. — a nonprofit that formed after a man was killed by a shark in Cape waters three years ago — is working on shark surveillance testing projects this summer. “We’ve been thinking about shark barriers since Day One, ever since Arthur Medici died,” said Heather Doyle, a co-founder of the nonprofit organization. Ahead of this summer, which promises to be full of shark sightings as the great...
  • Sharks Found Living in Active Volcano Is One of the World's Enduring Ocean Mysteries

    02/05/2021 12:26:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    9News ^ | Raffaella Ciccarelli
    Sharks found living in active volcano is one of the world's enduring ocean mysteries As the camera dropped into the roiling orange waters of one of the world's most active submarine volcanoes, scientists were expecting to see plenty of activity; what they weren't expecting to find was hordes of sharks thriving in the explosive crater.\ Reef sharks, hammerheads and scalloped hammerheads all swam up to the lens, unbothered by the fact an eruption had taken place shortly before. The discovery was made in 2015 at Kavachi volcano in the Solomon Islands by National Geographic grantee Dr Brennan Phillips. "I thought...
  • What Starts Here Can Change the World (For the 6th January. If you want to change the WORLD)

    01/02/2021 7:19:37 PM PST · by Candor7 · 21 replies
    MotivationHub ^ | Jul 17, 2018 | US Navy Admiral William H. McRaven
    Listen to the full video. It is what we must do on the 6th January,Everyone has a part to play to change the world by re-electing President Donald Trump, one of the greatest of our Presidents. We can defeat the darkness threatening our nation into light. Let it be so.
  • Insane Drone Video Reveals Huge Hammerhead Shark Circling Clueless Swimmer in Florida

    11/24/2020 4:44:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | November 24, 2020 | Stacy Shanks
    Shark eventually swam away leaving swimmer unharmed, McIntosh saidEveryone knows sharks fill the water off Florida’s coast and many choose to get in the water anyway. What you might not expect to find though is a 10-foot long hammerhead shark circling an unsuspecting swimmer. A drone video taken by Jason McIntosh on Nov. 15 in Miami Beach, Florida shows just that. If you were already afraid of going into the ocean you really won’t want to get in after watching this video. The terrifying video captured the giant creature circling in shallow water just below a man that is clueless...
  • Coronavirus: Half a million sharks may be killed for virus vaccine

    09/28/2020 1:28:54 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Mirror (U.K.) ^ | 27 SEP 2020 | Emma Robertson
    Sharks liver contain squalene, a natural oil that can be used as medicine and is also used as a way to increase the effectiveness of a vaccineIn the bid to find a Covid-19 vaccine wildlife experts claim half a million sharks could be slaughtered for the much anticipated jab. Squalene, a natural oil made in the liver of sharks, is used medicine and is also used as an adjuvant to increase the effectiveness of a vaccine. It is also being used in trial vaccines for the coronavirus. If a drug passes that contains squalene and goes into production across the...
  • The killer whale has unseated the great white shark as the ocean's most feared predator, study finds

    09/15/2020 5:48:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    National Post ^ | Sep 15, 2020 | Devika Desai
    The study monitored the movements of 165 great white sharks near Farallon island and documented four encounters between visiting orcas and resident sharksFor years, the great white shark has been believed to be the ocean’s most feared predator. But when five shark carcasses washed ashore on a beach in South Africa’s Western Cape province in 2017, livers chomped from their bodies, a new question loomed in marine researcher’s minds — could the predator be prey? Scientists examined the bite marks under the pectoral fins of the dead sharks and found that they matched only one other oceanic species — the...
  • Turns Out There's Another Ocean Creature That Scares The Hell Out of Great White Sharks

    09/13/2020 1:40:18 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 71 replies
    Science Alert ^ | 13 SEPTEMBER 2020 | MICHELLE STARR
    Just when you think orcas couldn't possible be any more awesome, they get even better. A study in 2019 showed these whales are really good at scaring off the most feared beast in the sea. Yep. Orcas have toppled the great white shark off their 'apex predator' throne. A team of marine scientists found that great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) will make themselves extremely scarce whenever they detect the presence of orcas (Orcinus orca). "When confronted by orcas, white sharks will immediately vacate their preferred hunting ground and will not return for up to a year, even though the orcas...
  • VIDEO: Saudi Takes a Ride on Whale Shark in the Red Sea

    08/22/2020 3:27:09 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | August 22, 2020
    Watch: Saudi man takes a ride on an endangered whale shark in the Red Sea Gulf News identified the daredevil man as Abu Badi, and said he was accompanied on the boat by some of his friends. One of them can be heard shouting, "Careful, it can swallow you." By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 22, 2020 1:20:47 pm whale shark, man rides on whale shark, saudi man rides on whale shark, man sits on whale shark, odd news, saudi arabia news, viral videos, indian express, Breathtaking video clip showed a Saudi citizen is shown jumping on...
  • China's 300-mile fishing fleet which is visible from SPACE and hoovers up all sea life is decimating endangered species - and plastic waste thrown overboard is polluting the shores of Darwin's Galapagos Islands, scientists warn

    08/02/2020 4:53:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 1, 2020 | Jonathan Bucks
    Stretching for miles across the horizon, a vast armada of Chinese fishing boats trawl the pristine waters close to the Galapagos Islands. Ostensibly fishing squid, the real target for the 265-strong fleet are sharks to serve the appetite for expensive fin soup, costing up to £350 a bowl, sold in markets across China and Hong Kong. Night and day, the vessels – many the size of a football pitch – ransack the seabed, scooping up not only whale and hammerhead sharks but other species including turtles and birds.
  • Heart-stopping moment an off-duty officer saves a young boy boogie-boarding in the ocean from a shark swimming ‘dangerously close’ in Florida

    07/20/2020 4:37:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 19, 2020 | Lauren Edmonds
    An off-duty police officer in Florida heroically jumped into the Atlantic ocean to pull a boy on a boogie board to safety after a shark was seen swimming 'dangerously close.' The harrowing moment began when Cocoa Beach Police Officer Adrian Kosicki and his wife were taking a stroll with their dog near the pier on Thursday evening. Footage shared by Cocoa Beach Police & Fire shows a shark fin slicing through the water's surface as it swims towards the young boy.
  • Man is filmed wrestling a shark with his bare hands at a Delaware beach before prying the animal's mouth open to pose for photos

    06/24/2020 3:37:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 23, 2020 | Emily Crane
    A swimmer has been filmed wrestling a shark with his bare hands in the shallow waters of a Delaware beach before holding the animal's mouth open to pose for photos. The man caught the shark at the Cape Henlopen State Park Beach in the state's south over the weekend. Video shot by an onlooker and obtained by Fox5 shows the man catching the shark with his hands and dragging the animal by its tail as a crowd of people gathered nearby.