sharks

What Happens When You Throw Four Sharks Into A Giant School Of Fish

Four blacktip reef sharks swim amongst a school of bait fish off the coast of Argentina. The fish, naturally, do not seem happy to see said sharks. That is most certainly because the sharks are hungry…


Watch A Scuba Diver Instantly Put A Shark To Sleep With This Neat Trick

Video: You should probably never try this when you go scuba diving, but watch this scuba diver turned shark whisperer instantly immobilise a shark and put it to sleep with a touch of the nose. The diver uses a technique called tonic immobility, he basically holds the sweet spot on the shark’s nose to put it in a trance.


GoPro Captures Reef Diver Fighting Off A Very Angry Shark

File this one under “N” for “nooooooope“: a guy swimming in the Carribean armed with a spear and a GoPro found himself on the wrong end of a reef shark. Cue a traumatic ordeal where the diver attempts to swim away while defending himself from the shark, all captured in glorious 720p.


Great News! Over 300 Australian Sharks Are Now On Twitter

Despite the fact you’re far more likely to die by, I dunno, slipping on a banana peel and heatbutting a pair of scissors, we’re sort of in the midst of a shark panic in Australia. Reasonable behaviour in the wake of a shark related fatality, but goddamn if this is the last thing we need now — real life sharks on Twitter? SOMEONE MAKE IT STOP!


Protecting Australia's Beaches - Shark Net Vs. Internet

Seeing as Western Australia is where most shark-related deaths happen, authorities are keen to keep an open mind on news ways to tackle the problem. And no matter what your opinion is on the amount of resources that go into shark attack prevention, their new system put into place will be quite useful – as soon as a tagged shark comes near a beach, a Twitter notice is sent within minutes to anyone following.


New Research: Great White Sharks Are Surprisingly Similar To Humans

A new genetic study on great white shark’s hearts has found that these animals are strikingly similar to humans. More than zebrafish, in fact, which is now widely used to “study cancers, neurological diseases and blood disorders” because of their similitude to humans.


NSW Govt Working On Shark-Detecting Drones

Sharks suck. They’re all teeth and fins. No fun at all when you’re swimming, that’s for sure. The NSW Government shares this perspective, and wants to buy a fleet of drones to scan the coastline for the finned menace to protect swimmers.


'Avalanche Sharks' Is A Real Movie, And It Looks Next-Level Bad

The trend of sharks-where-they-don’t-belong movies is getting ridiculous now. As if Sharknado wasn’t bad enough, now there’s Avalanche Sharks: the tale of a mountain haunted by mystical super-sharks that attack people from underneath the snow. The first trailer is out, and it’s laughably-bad.


This Soldier-Dangling-Above-A-Shark Photo Is Actually Real

Some images need little in the way of introduction. This one shows a soldier climbing a rope ladder attached to a helicopter above infested waters. Soldier. Rope ladder. Helicopter. Sharks. Wow.


Get A Sense Of How Dire Shark Finning Is From This Visual Representation

One thing infographics are really good for is providing a sense of scale. Certain numbers are just too big to really comprehend, and can also be made to sound bigger or smaller than they actually are depending on how they’re presented. Let’s take shark finning as an example.