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Monster Machines: Australian Electric Fence Could Safely Segregate Swimmers And Sharks

Shark netting strung up in coastal waters to protect swimmers from the ocean’s apex predators has not worked nearly as well as we had hoped. But where these knotted nylon lines have failed, one Australian company hopes an electric field will succeed.


Video: Rare White Shark On White Shark Attack In Australian Waters

Video: The huge fish always eats the less huge fish: Witness the attack of a white shark against a younger one recorded on Neptune Island, 80km off the coast of Australia. Perhaps it was a mistake — the big one seemed headed to the bait when the small one crossed its path closer — but the final result is just the same.


Giant Goliath Fish Swallows A Shark Whole In Just One Bite

Sometimes the shark plays the role of David. Especially when it goes up against the giant Goliath Grouper who looks more like a swimming Godzilla than a fish. And in real life, David the shark doesn’t have a shot against the Goliath fish because the ginormous creature can swallow the 1.2m shark whole in one bite.


Confused Sharks Keep Trying To Eat Google's Undersea Data Cables

Laying fibre optic cables down on the ocean floor is a massive undertaking in its own right. But now, Google actually has to go back and reinforce some of its thousands of kilometres of undersea cable — because hungry sharks keep mistaking the world’s data lines for lunch.


Sharknado 2 Is On Foxtel Right Now

It’s happening. Sharknado 2: The Second One is airing on Foxtel right now, as part of the subscription TV network’s promise of bringing the cult hit sequel to Australia within minutes of the US.


Enjoy A Great White Russian With This Shark Tumbler And Shot Glass

The perfect cordial to down along with your Sharknado 2 viewing is up to you — the Bloody Mary, the Fin & Tonic or the Screwed-diver are all great choices. But the perfect glass is without a doubt this detailed tumbler featuring a great white ready to strike.


Sonar Buoys Help Spot And Recognise Sharks Before It's Too Late

Believe it or not, even with films like Jaws in existence, some people are still willing to swim in shark-infested waters. Spotters and underwater nets help provide some level of safety, but these new sonar-equipped intelligent buoys being developed could finally make it safe — or at least safer — to go back in the water.


Mystery Solved: This Is The Monster That Ate That Great White Shark

It wasn’t the Kraken. It wasn’t Godzilla. And it wasn’t even a rabid killer whale. The mysterious animal that had killed and eaten the 2.7m great white shark and had stumped scientists turned out to be a super predator feared by even apex predators like the great white shark. So what was it?


Aussie Scientists: A Mysterious Animal Ate An Entire Great White Shark

Scientists in Australia tagged a healthy 2.7m great white shark as part of program to track these animals. Four months later they found the tracking device washed up on a beach. Something – something really big — had eaten this apex predator. But what creature could dine on such ferocious prey?


This Shark Likes To Be Pet Like A Dog

Meet man’s best friend of the ocean, the shark. Wait, what? It sure seems like that in this video. Watch as this adorable (?) Caribbean reef shark waddles its way over to the scuba diver as if it’s asking her to pet it. And, when she’s done petting, the shark wants more!