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More large sharks off North-Carolina coast

Bull shark. Photo: Flickr/Creative Commons-Daniel Kwok

BUXTON (USA)- The waters of the Pamlico Sound are home to more large and potentially dangerous sharks than before, according to research. The waters are possible a new nursing area for bull sharks. A rise in water temperatures and a thriving habitat with plenty to eat may be persuading bull shark mothers to give birth in the sound west of […]

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Video: Shark scares spring breakers out of water

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JACKSONVILLE BEACH (USA)- Spring breakers at Jacksonville Beach, Florida were scared out of the water by a bull shark that came just meters away from the beach. The shark was caught by a fisherman who was angling from the local pier. Bystanders are yelling the fisherman to let the shark go.   video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Tweet

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Most sharks sink in freshwater

Bull shark. Photo: Flickr/Creative Commons-Daniel Kwok

STANFORD (USA)- Not many animals can change their habitat from saltwater to freshwater. There are many reasons for that. As for sharks this reason is quite obvious: they sink. But how about the bull shark? A new study was published last week in the Journal of Experimental Biology and confirms  this conclusion. 5 procent in freshwater Cartilaginous fish like sharks […]

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Research reveals truth on cull

PERTH (AUSTRALIA)- The much debated ‘shark cull’ of Western Australia seems to imposed on the citizens by the local government. It turns out that less than 20 procent of the Western Australians agree with “culling sharks”. More than 50 per cent of them said although more needed to be done about sharks, culling was not the answer. Most respondent did […]

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Brasil warns football fans for sharks

RECIFE (BRASIL)- Football fans visiting the Brasilian city of Recife for the World Cup may not know that the city is famous not only for football or colonial history, but als has a rep for being one of the most dangerous places in the world to swim. The risk of shark attacks is high if you look at the past […]

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