Did you know that Australia and USA have the highest shark attack history globally? Here are 12 USA beaches where you need to be very vigilant in the waters. One of them is even called “the shark attack capital of the world.”
Sharks don’t typically set out to eat humans and we hope you never have to fight off a determined and hungry shark. But here’s what to do in a shark attack.
Meet one of the largest coastal sharks on Earth; the Sandbar shark. But despite it’s large size and close resemblance to the Bull shark, it’s regarded as one of the safest shark species you could hope to swim with.
The Leopard Shark is a small and harmless shark species common to waters in parts of the USA. It’s also a common feature in several aquariums due to its striking appearance and ability to survive in captivity for decades.
John Craig, a British diver originally from Sunderland but now living in Australia, was followed by a 4-meter long tiger shark while spearfishing in Western Australia. Here is his incredible story and audio interview.
As its name suggests, the Caribbean Reef Shark is commonly found in Caribbean waters. It’s the largest apex predator in its ecosystem. However, there is some controversy concerning the practice of humans feeding this shark bait for divers to approach it for a closer look.
Our shark video roundup for 2017 captures viral footage from the shark world in recent times. Each one of these videos went viral for different reasons. Click on them to find out more.
Though the Whitetip Reef Shark is known for stealing fish, it can stay without food for 6 weeks. Spear fishers may often encounter it when it lunges at them to steal their catch. Learn more about this shark that’s now officially a threatened species.
If you’re thinking of racing against a shark in the water maybe you should read our Shark Swimming Speed breakdown first. You’ll get to know about the fastest sharks in our seas and oceans today.
Though powerful and dangerous-looking, the Sand Tiger Shark generally avoids humans and is one of the shark species with embryos that eat each other. Read more about it here.