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Sand tiger sharks

The sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus), also known as the grey nurse shark, spotted ragged-tooth shark, or blue-nurse sand tiger is a species of shark that inhabits subtropical and temperate waters worldwide.

US Coast guard shoots at shark!

The US Coast Guard has shared a video of a confrontation with a shark at sea. The U.S. Coast Guard says a shark approached crew members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball during a swim call in the Pacific Ocean and...

Whale Sharks: 5 Places to meet these gentle giants

Diving with whale sharks is one of the most profound wildlife encounters you can experience. Whale sharks are the largest fish in the world, but they are gentle and beautiful creatures.

Overcome your fear of sharks… through diving

Want to beat that fear of sharks? Get underwater. Go try it! The more time you spend down there, the easier it will get and the faster your irrational fears will dissolve right into the salt water.