BRISBANE (AUSTRALIA)- The players at the Carbrook Golf Club in the city of Brisbane better not pick their balls out of the lake. The waters are home to six big bull sharks, who have become the new attraction of the golf course. Their dorsal fins breaking the surface are a regular
CAPE TOWN (SOUTH-AFRICA)- Clovelly Beach, near the South-African city Cape Town, is still closed. The waters are not safe yet. Last week a British swimmer was attacked here on september 28 by a great white and lost a leg. The shark is still there, gliding menacingly through swallow waters as
A new green initiative is afoot to save sharks. More and more marinas close harbour for the landing of dead sharks and call themselves ‘Shark-Free Marinas’. A shark-friendly marina discourages the recreational killing of sharks and can register to officially become shark friendly. Under the Shark-Free Marina Initiative, a marina
SAN DIEGO (USA)- Before dawn last week, the crew of the fishing boat Outer Banks set four miles of long-lines off San Diego Harbor, angling for a good catch of young thresher sharks in hopes of preserving the fishery. Through an annual study, scientists from the National Marine Fisheries Service
LONDON (UK)- Shark victim Michael Cohen from the UK, who was attacked last week in South Africa by a great white, had a fascination with Great Whites and for “years” repeatedly ignored warnings not to swim in the waters that are home to the world’s largest population of these predators.
Dead whale washed ashore (photo: News.com.au) POINT LOOKOUT (AUSTRALIA)- A 14.5 metre-long humpback whale carcass is attracting sharks to a beach, with swimmers being warned to stay out of the water. The whale became stranded on Main Beach 2km south of Point Lookout, Queensland, yesterday afternoon and had been
ANNA MARIA ISLAND (USA)– Another fisherman has been attacked by a shark on the shores of Anna Maria Island, Florida. It’s the second attack in slightly more than a week. Authorities say Javier Perez was wade fishing with family members at Bean Point on sunday afternoon when a shark bit