What i love most is being in shark “infested” waters 💙 📸 by me, featuring an aggregation of sandbar sharks
Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara made an unexpected discovery while studying grey reef sharks in a protected shark sanctuary around the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). Almost a quarter of all shark populations are in danger of becoming extinct, and overfishing has played a significant role in many shark population declines. One particularly gruesome practice is called shark finning, where people cut off the fin of a shark and discard the rest of its body.
Learn more at EARTH.COM
Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto is reviewing its policies after a naked man was recorded swimming in the shark tank. Police say the man is wanted in a mischief investigation and in connection to another incident that occurred earlier on the same night.
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When you peek under a ledge to see the fish and find a sharky pal looking back at you 😍
Did you know that the Blacktip Reef Shark is one of the most common species seen in its home range, the Indo-Pacific Ocean? 🌏
These smaller (~5ft/1.6m), skittish sharks feed on small fish, crustaceans & even octopus along the reef ledge! 🐙🦑🦐🦀🐠🐟
Unlike other members of its family, this species actually gives birth to 2-5 live young, called pups, at a time! 🦈🦈🤠🦈🦈