Sharks in ASCII Text Art
I like sharks. I've liked them long before the movie Jaws. Actually, I never went to see Jaws or watched it on TV for years and years. I avoid horror, mangled body parts and all. So, Jaws wasn't a big influence on me.
I did get a copy of The Book of Sharks, with paintings by Richard Ellis, for my birthday one year. I loved it. If I hadn't already liked sharks, that book and all the paintings published in it's pages, would have given me the love of sharks.
There is something special about sharks. I like the way they can move so smoothly through the ocean, their body streamlined and smooth in appearance. It's incredible to know sharks are actually sandpaper rough. They don't seem that way when I watch them on TV. I'm a fan of Shark Week, even when they only show re-runs I've seen at least three times before.
It's awful to hear about the hunting of sharks for shark fin soup. I've been reading about shark conservation, which is not limited to the shark fin hunts but the sport of shark fishing as well.
I like to see shark art. Whether they are painted, drawn, photographed or in ASCII art.