ARTICLES RELATING TO SHARKS

Abandoned by great white sharks, Cape Town is now short of whales too

2019-10-18 07:28

The release of the findings of the survey, which was undertaken by the Whale Unit of the University of Pretoria's Mammal Research Institute, comes as the city’s tourism industry is already puzzled by the sudden departure of great white sharks from False Bay.

Tiny, glow-in-the-dark sharks have been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

2019-07-22 20:53

It is just 14 cm long, and has some unusual features like a pouch that squirts out small puffs of glowing bioluminous fluid clouds.

A surfer survived a shark attack by kicking the great white as it bit both of his legs

2019-01-11 12:45

Nick Wapner, 19, was surfing with friends off of Montana de Oro State Park on California's Central Coast when he was bit by a shark on Tuesday.

'We're not prey' to sharks - proactive Shark Spotters initiative going swimmingly

2018-12-28 09:16

The CEO of the Shark Spotters project explains that sharks are not out to eat people, but incidents can occur when they are in the same area at the same time.

The world's first omnivorous shark has been identified, and it could change the way we think about bloodthirsty sharks

2018-09-08 08:10

While scientists have long known that they consume seagrass, they thought it was incidental consumption when the sharks went after their bottom-dwelling prey.

WATCH: Great white shark surprises scientist

2018-08-07 22:08

Greg Skomal was searching for the sharks off the coast of Massachusetts when one breached beneath his feet.

Nkosi pleased with great progress

2017-11-10 10:34

If someone had told the Sharks’ enterprising wing S’bu Nkosi at the beginning of the year that he was going to be one of the star players for the side in the recently completed season, the youngster wouldn’t have bothered to give that person much attention.

Lions’ share not an easy feat

2017-04-02 07:10

The Lions moved five points clear with a final score of 34-29 after they won a thrilling clash with the Sharks at Ellis Park yesterday.

Fish drags Aussie into shark-infested waters

2017-01-04 08:43

A man has survived for hours in cold, shark-infested waters after being dragged out of his boat as he struggled to land a large fish in Australia, rescuers say.

Zuma to spread festive cheer among children in Nkandla

2016-12-27 18:47

President Jacob Zuma is set to attend the RDP Education Trust Youth and Children Christmas Party in Nkandla.

 

Wild video shows a 'monster' hammerhead shark stealing a 80-kilogram fish straight out of a fisherman's hands

2019-08-20 13:58

The Tampa Bay, Florida, fisherman said he and his crew tried to unhook the tarpon fish to give it a chance to escape, but the shark ultimately scarfed it down.

Surfer survives shark attack in Port Alfred

2019-07-10 13:28

A surfer in his early 20s has had a narrow escape after he was bitten on his leg by what appeared to be a juvenile great white shark while surfing at East Beach in Port Alfred.

Shark attacks woman, child at popular tourist hotspot in Australia

2019-01-10 15:52

A woman and a child have been bitten by a shark in the popular Whitsunday Islands near Australia's Great Barrier Reef in the latest of a string of such attacks, according to reports and officials.

WATCH: Unravelling the mystery of Atlantic white sharks

2018-09-22 15:33

A research team says they are trying to “unravel some of the mysteries” of Atlantic white sharks with an expedition off the coast of Canada.

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY: Galapagos - Realm of Giant Sharks

2018-08-13 19:48

This classic full-length documentary draws audiences into the world of one of the ocean's largest and least understood creatures.

Axed Strudwick ‘still waiting for reasons’

2017-11-21 11:06

Ryan Strudwick has expressed disappointment at his sudden axing by the Sharks and is demanding a formal explanation from the Durban franchise as they start preparing for Super Rugby season.

‘Experience to count’

2017-10-18 14:10

Sharks loose forward Keegan Daniel has challenged the experienced campaigners in the team to provide proper guidance to the youngsters in their quest for Currie Cup glory.

Ancient fish skull tells a shark’s tale

2017-01-06 08:24

The fossilised skull of a 280 million-year-old fish a farmer found in the 1980s has revealed how chimaera fish share their ancestry with sharks.

Cape beaches reopen after shark scares

2016-12-28 13:09

Beaches in Knysna and Cape Town, that were closed following shark sightings, have reopened after getting the all-clear.

Shark takes big bite out of Plett paddler's surf ski

2016-12-19 11:04

A paddler has been knocked off his surf ski after a shark apparently breached and took a bite out of the lightweight vessel near the breaker line at Keurbooms Lagoon in Plettenberg Bay.

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