Duxbury Beach: Giant Shark Spotted In Massachusetts

Nobody wants to swim in shark-infested waters, and the sighting of a giant shark near Duxbury Beach has many people avoiding the waters in the area. Lifeguards spotted the huge shark near the shoreline on Monday and immediately ordered everyone…

Grouper Fish Makes Shark Its Watery Bitch

It has been a baaad week for sharks. First there was the report of a bull shark that was on the losing end of a battle with an 18-foot crocodile named Brutus. While that feisty fish might have gotten away…

Brutus The Crocodile Takes On Shark

Crocodiles and sharks actually have a quite a lot in common. Both animals are readily associated with the water. Both are known as formidable predators. Lastly, they are both terrifying and have razor sharp teeth. The average person isn’t exactly…

Shark Attack Data Offers Safety Tips

George Burgess, director of the Florida Program of Shark Research and keeper of the International Shark Attack File, has combed through incident data to devise some strategies to avoid encounters with the apex predators. From his basement office at the…

Shark Chokes On Sea Lion, Strange But True

Nature is just full of surprises and you never know what you might encounter in the animal world. While sharks are considered the prime predators of the sea, one recently bit off more than it could chew, literally. A male…

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…

Goblin Shark Netted Off Florida Keys

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service, a commercial shrimping trawler netted an extremely rare goblin shark off of the Florida Keys on Wednesday, the second specimen ever to be recorded in the Gulf of Mexico.…

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…

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…

Tara Reid To Star In Sharknado 2

Are you ready for Sharknado 2? You had better be, because Tara Reid has just signed on for the sequel. If you didn’t catch the first Sharknado, you missed a chance to make fun of a horrible movie. Sharknado starred…

Shark Photobombs Family Picture At Manhattan Beach

It was just another day at the beach for a California family. The kids were playing near the shore and June Emerson, the children’s mother, was doing what every mother does…snapping pictures. It wasn’t until she later looked at those…

Shark Photobombs Two Boys at Manhattan Beach

The photobomb trend is nothing new–everyone from friends, strangers and even celebrities have been known to get in a picture right before it was taken, effectively ruining it. While photobombs can be annoying (and sometimes funny), at least they don’t…

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…

Maui Shark Attack Kills Fisherman

A shark attack in Maui resulted in the death of a kayak fisherman whose foot was severed in the attack. The fisherman, who has been identified by the Maui County Police Department as Patrick Briney Stevenson, was reported to have…

Hawaii Surfer Repeatedly Punches Attacking Shark

A 25-year-old former boxer landed multiple punches on a hark that bit into his surfboard in Hawaii Sunday. Jeff Horton was with ten other surfers off of Kauai when the incident occurred. He initially spotted a fin in the water,…

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…

Walking Shark: Great for Science, Great for Conservation

Science freaked out the laymen a couple of days ago when a new shark species was discovered in Indonesia. Oh yeah, and also…it walks. The new species, called Hemiscyllium halmahera, is a type of epaulette shark described in the journal…

Shark Attack in Daytona; 11-Year-Old Gets Souvenir

This past weekend 11-year-old Riley Breihan was bitten by a shark in Daytona Beach, Florida. She was swimming at WinterHaven Park in Ponce Inlet on Sunday when something began to bite at her leg. Breihan was on her boogie board…

Horned Monster in Spain an Oarfish or Shark?

Has the Loch Ness monster been discovered? PROMAR (Programa en Defensa de la Fauna Marina-Sea Life Defense Program) is working on finding that answer after a “horned monster” washed ashore in Spain earlier this month. A swimmer first discovered the…

Maui Shark Attack Causes Woman to Lose Arm

When a German visitor went snorkeling at Palauea Beach in Maui, she never thought that she would be the next person to fall victim to a shark attack. Unfortunately, this was the case, and the 20-year-old woman has now lost…