Top Story: August 14, 2014

Plentiful Shark Links

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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

 

Sharks return

Great whites in the neighborhood

Atlantic sharks make a comeback

 

And more

Academy’s live shark webcam

Five things more deadly than sharks (it may surprise you!)

Tracking Sharks

Hidden shark video

Video: Shark attack!

 

Quickies

Bio-inspired sharkskin swimwear

Gear that keeps divers safe from sharks

 

Image: Barry Peters/Wikipedia

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