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The Most Amazing Diving Locations: Where Sharks Live

by Michael Rogers
The Most Amazing Diving Locations: Where Sharks Live

Always Remember Safety First Preaching the dangers of diving, or deep sea exploration will do no good. Instead, I will just say this, proceed with caution whenever you are intending to do something that could become life threatening (diving with sharks, diving alone, etc.). Always remember that your safety should always be the top priority, […]

Lions And Tigers And Great White Sharks, Oh My

by Michael Rogers
Information About Sharks - Characteristics and Behavior

Time For Great White Sharks To Be Marveled And Appreciated Most people have heard the catchy little tune, “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my”, but most people do not reference the tune with man eating beasts. Rather, society references cuddly, friendly, and make-believe characters with the tune. These animals are all fierce predators that […]

Greenland Shark Facts: The Old Man In The Sea

by Michael Rogers
Greenland Shark Facts: The Old Man In The Sea

Over 50 years ago, a Danish fishery biologist named Paul Marinus Hansen discovered that Greenland Sharks have a very slow growth rate. At a rate of only a few centimeters every several years, he determined that it would take a long lifespan to see a substantial growth in these sharks. Given the fact that Greenland […]

Black Tip Sharks

As you may know from reading about sharks, there are over 460 known species that are present on our planet. These different shark species come in many different shapes and sizes. On one side of the spectrum, you have the hammerhead, whose oddly shaped head allows it detect prey easier and fight off any potential […]

The Impressive Biological Adaptations Of Great White Sharks

by Michael Rogers
The Impressive Biological Adaptations Of Great White Sharks

Great White Sharks are probably the most feared shark in all of the ocean. These massive creatures are impressive predators that rival nearly every other predator on Earth for their hunting skills. However, even though they are the apex predator of the ocean, they do not need to be feared. Instead, they are a marvel […]

10 Incredible Facts About Thresher Sharks

by Michael Rogers
10 Incredible Facts About Thresher Sharks

Thresher Sharks are an incredibly unique species of shark. They have very unusual anatomy, behaviors, and history. Though they are relatively populous, because of their environment, there is very little human interaction. Here are ten incredibly facts about Thresher Sharks:

Bucket List Checklist: Shark Sanctuaries You Must Visit

by Michael Rogers
Bucket List Checklist: Shark Sanctuaries You Must Visit

Shark sanctuaries are one of the most effectives means to combatting shark species depletion. Shark sanctuaries are a newer concept, but have quickly become a very popular way to protect vulnerable shark species. These sanctuaries are established right where sharks live and provide a variety of protections. In these areas, commercial fishing of sharks is […]

A Simple Guide To Shark Fins

by Michael Rogers
A Simple Guide To Shark Fins

Within the 440 different species of sharks, there is a largest diversity of fins. Each species has different types of fins that meet different biological purposes. However, with some many different kinds of fins it can get confusing understanding what each fin does and why shark species have each evolved unique fins. Here’s a simple […]

Record Breaking Sharks!

by Michael Rogers
Record Breaking Sharks!

Shark diversity comes with some really cool evolutionary adaptations. Among the over 440 types of sharks, there are some pretty impressive biological characteristics. Some of these biological characteristics allow sharks to break records in both the animal kingdom and within their own species. Here is a rundown of the type of sharks that are record […]

Ten Shark Attack Myths Debunked

by Michael Rogers
Ten Shark Attack Myths Debunked

Despite what Hollywood movies would have you believe, sharks do not present a huge danger to humans. Sharks are not aggressive, mindless predators hunting the waters to feast on humans. There are so many myths and misconceptions surrounding shark attacks that people are so terrified of sharks that the entire species is under threat of […]