The planetarium will be closed for upgrades Sep. 6–Oct. 20. Details.
While Discovery is offering all of the large monster sharks and blood and gore you need this week, remember that sharks are fighting for their lives in the wild. The scariest thing in the world isn’t sharks, it’s us.
Below are some sharks links for you to revere, dismay over and celebrate these amazing creatures!
Shark quotes and stories
White Sharks I Have Known, Loved and Learned From
They are not dangerous animals. They are powerful, you have to be respectful, and you have to know what you are doing.
You have a one in 3.7 million chance of being killed by a shark.
An estimated 100 million sharks are killed by humans each year across the planet. We cannot remove this many predators from any ecosystem and expect things to remain healthy.
That’s why even shark encounter survivors have started speaking up in defense of sharks.
Sharks in trouble
Catsharks, shysharks, and more lost sharks
Scalloped hammerhead sharks first on Endangered Species list
Great whites in the neighborhood
Atlantic sharks make a comeback
Academy’s live shark webcam
Five things more deadly than sharks (it may surprise you!)
Hidden shark video
Video: Shark attack!
Bio-inspired sharkskin swimwear
Gear that keeps divers safe from sharks