All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘great white shark’

Great White Shark Bites Man Off California Beach

A great white shark attacked a man as he was swimming off of Manhattan Beach in southern California Saturday. The 7-foot-long juvenile great white was hooked by a pier fisherman at the time, and the long-distance swimmer got in the way as the shark was thrashing while trying to free itself. Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Rick Flores said …

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One-Ton Shark On Its Way To Texas

Beachgoers beware, a huge one-ton shark is making its way to Texas. The giant great white shark is 14 feet long and weighs 2,300 pounds. It was recently spotted 100 miles off the Florida coast in the Gulf of Mexico and is now making its way towards Texas. The shark is being tracked with a tagging system that allows scientists …

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Great White Shark Disappearance: Was It Eaten By Something Big?

It’s not every day that a 9-foot long great white shark gets devoured by a sea monster, but according to a theory by filmmaker David Riggs, it may have recently happened. Australia recently started a tracking program that requires them to tag and then track all large great white sharks. One of the largest tagged sharks within the program was …

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Megamouth Shark: Rarest Shark in the World Hooked

A “rare and mysterious” megamouth shark — and what a mouth it is — was caught from the depths of the ocean off the Shizuoka coast of Japan. A gathering of over 1500 Japanese watched as the “rarest shark in the world” was dissected. According to Japanese Daily Press, “The Marine Science Museum in Shizuoka, Japan dissected the animal caught …

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Joan of Shark: Biggest Great White Tagged in Australia Closes Beaches

The largest Great White Shark to be tagged in Australia, nicknamed “Joan of Shark,” was spotted swimming close to beach in Albany, in Western Australia’s southern coast, leading city officials to warn residents to stay out of the waters earlier this week. The female Great White Shark, named “Joan of Shark” by local fisherman, measures over 16 feet long (5.3 …

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Huge Great White Shark Tagged In Australia

Great white sharks are the ultimate predators of the sea and creatures that many people fear. While great white sharks are only responsible for a small number of shark attacks, they are known as one of the largest and most ferocious shark species. Huge great white sharks have recently been spotted near popular beach areas in Australia and other parks …

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Great White Shark Crosses Atlantic

A 14-foot great white shark named Lydia was recently recorded traveling across the Atlantic Ocean. The shark was the first known white shark to swim across the Atlantic. The 2,000-pound shark was tagged by Ocearch scientists last March in Jacksonville, Fla. The female was tagged crossing the mid-Atlantic ridge on Sunday morning, officially entering the eastern Atlantic. “Truly a momentous …

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Great White Shark Tracked For The First Time Crossing The Atlantic Ocean

A mature female great white shark nicknamed Lydia was tagged off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida in March of last year. Since then, the researchers have been keeping a close eye on her. This weekend, almost a year later, researchers saw that she was on her way across the Atlantic Ocean. It was a milestone, since there had been no …

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Family Photo Shows Shark Lurking Eerily Close

A populated area such as Manhattan Beach, California seems to be an unusual place to spot a shark, but unfortunately they’re not that uncommon in this area of the Pacific coast. It is especially surprising when that same shark went undetected by family or beach goers. The discovery that there was a shark at all didn’t come until later, when …

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Seal Escapes The Jaws Of A Shark

David “Baz” Jenkins is a wildlife photographer who caught the unthinkable on camera – a seal outsmarting a shark. Great whites are known for their prowess as apex predators. Sharks have had plenty of time to refine their prey-hunting skills after inhabiting the ocean for 400 million years. However, Irish photographer Jenkins was able to capture a series of pictures …

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California Man Bitten by Shark While Surfing

45-year-old College English teacher and weekend surfer, Jay Scrivner of Eureka, California is one lucky wave rider. Jay had been surfing for about two hours and was just minding his business, paddling out to the waves on the Northern California coast, lookin’ like a big juicy fish, when “out of nowhere”, came a nearly 10-foot great white shark! The shark …

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Pacifica Shark Attacks Fisherman In Kayak

A great white shark attacked a fisherman off the coast of California Tuesday afternoon. Micah Flanaburg was fishing in a kayak with his father-in-law at Pacifica State Beach near Linda Mar when the shark attacked his boat. According to Flanaburg’s father-in-law, Ross Webber, the attack took place only about 200 yards from shore. Flanaburg told San Francisco’s KPIX that the …

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