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  • Shark Attacks at Reunion Island, Indian Ocean
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    Shark Attacks at Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

    5 years ago

    This is a complete record of all recorded shark attacks that have taken place off or around French Reunion Island in the warm Indian Ocean.

  • What Kind of Sharks are in the Red Sea?
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    What Kind of Sharks are in the Red Sea?

    5 years ago

    If you are wondering what kind of sharks are in Red Sea, perhaps because you are planning a vacation to the area, then have a read here.

  • Shark Attacks 2013
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    Shark Attacks 2013

    5 years ago

    This is a list of all shark attacks that took place globally in 2013. Shark attacks are so rare, they make the news. The number of people fatally wounded by sharks annually is very, very small, considering how many million of us take to the water in the summer.

  • Facts About Basking Sharks
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    Facts About Basking Sharks

    2 years ago

    Basking sharks are the second biggest fish in the oceans, and are to be found in all temperate seas of the world. Harmless plankton eaters, basking sharks spend their summers slowly swimming around on or near the surface of the water with their mouths open, filtering plankton and small fishes from...

  • Greenland Sharks - the Slowest Sharks in the World
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    Greenland Sharks - the Slowest Sharks in the World

    5 years ago

    Not only are Greenland sharks the slowest moving sharks in the world, there is every possibility they are the largest predatory sharks as well. Here are some fascinating facts about the sleeper sharks who may also hold the record for being the oldest living sharks in the world, suspected to live...

  • Alexandre Rassica, 22, killed by shark attack Reunion Island, Indian Ocean
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    Alexandre Rassica, 22, killed by shark attack Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

    5 years ago

    22 year old Alexandre Rassica died after having his leg bitten off by a shark while surfing in the warm waters off Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean. This attack came just a week after surfer Ben Linden lost his life off the coast of Australia.

  • Benjamin Linden, Shark Attack Victim, Western Australia
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    Benjamin Linden, Shark Attack Victim, Western Australia

    5 years ago

    Ben Linden became dinner to a great white shark while surfing off Wedge Island, Western Australia, on the 14th of July, 2012. He became the 5th victim in just 10 months of what could be a rogue killer great white shark prowling the region.

  • Dwarf Lanternsharks - the Smallest Sharks in the World
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    Dwarf Lanternsharks - the Smallest Sharks in the World

    6 years ago

    Dwarf lantersharks are the smallest sharks in the world. Reaching a maximum length of only 8", these deepwater sharks are seldom seen, even by their natural predators. Like many deep water creatures, they have bioluminescent properties. Their glow fools deeper water predators into believing they...

  • Oceanic Whitetip Sharks - the Sharks that have Eaten the Most People!
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    Oceanic Whitetip Sharks - the Sharks that have Eaten the Most People!

    5 years ago

    Oceanic whitetip sharks are possibly the most dangerous sharks of all. Ocean-going and to be found in the wide open oceans far from land, they have been responsible for the 1000s of deaths of shipwrecked mariners, and shot-down aircraft during the World Wars.

  • Frilled Sharks - The Oldest Living Shark Species
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    Frilled Sharks - The Oldest Living Shark Species

    6 years ago

    Frilled sharks are perhaps the oldest unchanged shark species on the planet. With long serpent-like bodies, they normally live in the deeper waters of the continental shelves, in caves and crevasses.

  • Bull Sharks Facts
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    Bull Sharks Facts

    5 years ago

    Bull sharks are arguably the most dangerous shark of all. They live in warm shallow coastal waters and upstream in rivers, where human interaction is possible. here are a few interesting facts about bull sharks.

  • C. Megalodon - The World's Largest Sharks Ever
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    C. Megalodon - The World's Largest Sharks Ever

    5 years ago

    The megalodon shark is the largest shark ever to have existed in this world. The average adult was 60 ft long, with some specimens believed to have reached over 90 ft in length. Fortunately, for us, they became extinct nearly 2 million years ago.

  • Top 3 Most Dangerous Sharks
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    Top 3 Most Dangerous Sharks

    5 years ago

    The tiger, bull and great white sharks are the top 3 most dangerous sharks in the world. Huge, powerful fish, their bites inflict the most awful injuries that sometimes results in death.

  • Shark Attacks in British Waters
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    Shark Attacks in British Waters

    2 years ago

    Some think there are none, but this is a complete listing of all recorded shark attacks in British waters which may surprise you!

  • Interesting Facts About Great White Sharks for Kids
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    Interesting Facts About Great White Sharks for Kids

    5 years ago

    Here are some really interesting facts about great white sharks for kids, with answers to the most commonly asked questions about them.

  • US Shark Attacks 2012
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    US Shark Attacks 2012

    5 years ago

    This is a complete list of all unprovoked shark attacks that takes place in US coastal waters in 2012. Every year, there are shark attacks in waters where people play, and as more and more of us enter the domain of the shark, so attacks will increase.

  • Shark Attacks South Africa 2012
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    Shark Attacks South Africa 2012

    5 years ago

    This is a list of all shark attacks in South Africa in the year 2012. The warm waters around South Africa are home to some of the world's most dangerous sharks, and as more of us enter the sea to surf or take part in other watersports, it is only natural shark attacks are on the rise.

  • Are There Dangerous Sharks in British Waters?
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    Are There Dangerous Sharks in British Waters?

    10 months ago

    If you are worried about the possible presence of dangerous sharks in British waters, you may feel somewhat reassured by how few there really are. Out of the 29 different types of sharks that have been spotted around Britain's coastline, there are only 7 potentially dangerous sharks, not including...

  • What Are the Biggest Great White Sharks Ever Recorded?
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    What Are the Biggest Great White Sharks Ever Recorded?

    3 years ago

    While the fearsome great white shark can grow to a massive 20 feet, most are much smaller. But what is the biggest one ever found?

  • Most Deadly for Shark Attacks - Australia's SW Coast
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    Most Deadly for Shark Attacks - Australia's SW Coast

    5 years ago

    Australia's South West is now the most deadly for shark attacks, having suffered 4 fatal shark attacks within a 7 month period, when normally Australia can expect just 1 fatal shark attack per year.

  • Top 10 Worst Shark Attacks in the World
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    Top 10 Worst Shark Attacks in the World

    23 months ago

    Most of the top 10 worst shark attacks in the world involved maritime shipping disasters where people were thrown into shark-infested waters.

  • Pictures of Sharks for Kids to Color In
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    Pictures of Sharks for Kids to Color In

    6 years ago

    Here are some free pictures of sharks for you to download, and for your kids to color in. Children love anything to do with sharks, and marine images of what goes on in that deep and distant world underneath the sea.

  • The Most Dangerous Beach in the World for Shark Attacks
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    The Most Dangerous Beach in the World for Shark Attacks

    18 months ago

    Second Beach at Port St John's, South Africa, has earned the reputation of being the most dangerous beach in the world for shark attacks, after suffering 6 fatalities in just six years.

  • Facts About Blue Sharks
    9

    Facts About Blue Sharks

    5 years ago

    Here are a few facts about those beautiful, streamlined creatures, blue sharks.

  • Whale Sharks - The Biggest Sharks in the World
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    Whale Sharks - The Biggest Sharks in the World

    6 years ago

    Whale sharks are enormous creatures. Not only are they are the biggest sharks in the world, they are the biggest fish in our seas. Yet amazingly, whales sharks are gentle giants that wouldn't hurt a fly!

  • Cool Shark Facts
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    Cool Shark Facts

    5 years ago

    Sharks have been studied extensively in recent years, and some cool shark facts have been put together that are simply amazing! Have a read at some of the things you possibly didn't know about sharks.

  • Types of Sharks in the Mediterranean Sea
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    Types of Sharks in the Mediterranean Sea

    3 years ago

    A complete list of all the sharks found in the Mediterranean Sea, with a separate list of sharks dangerous to humans.

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