On camera, a hammerhead shark was seen Monday morning chasing three stingrays off the coast of an Alabama beach. As of Tuesday, the Facebook video had around 30,000 views. Alec Deshotel, Catarena Peek's boyfriend, and she visit Orange Beach each year, she told WALA. For the Texans, this will be a trip to remember. Deshotel declared, "We have never seen something like … [Read more...] about Hammerhead Sharks Chase Stingrays off The Coast, as Seen on Camera
The odd-looking sharks are hammerheads. The remainder of their bodies appear to be those of a typical shark, but their heads appear to have had their skulls seized by the eye sockets and stretched out sideways. What benefits would having a head fashioned like a hammer have? And how did hammerhead sharks become what they are today? I am a scientist who has spent over 30 … [Read more...] about Why Do Hammerhead Sharks Have Heads That Look Like Hammers?
Our collective imaginations have long been aroused by great white sharks. This large predatory shark, which has teeth that are serrated and a vicious grin, rules the ocean. And for many years, Chris Fallows, a wildlife photographer, has made it his goal to celebrate their majesty through beautiful pictures. Great whites breaching, or leaping out of the water, is one of his … [Read more...] about Great White Sharks Are Seen Leaping High Into The Air in Breathtaking Photographs
The ocean’s apex predator proves it deserves its spot at the top. Killer whales (Orcinus orca) have been harassing groups of great white sharks off the coast of South Africa for the past five years, once again living true to their name. The lethal pair has murdered at least eight great whites since 2017, tore them apart, and gorged themselves on their livers (in all but one … [Read more...] about Eight Great White Sharks are Killed By a Pair of Killer Whales Over The Course of Five Years
Scientists in California are baffled by a wave of fatal shark attacks on sea otters, despite the fact that the predators have no desire to feed on their furry prey. Tim Tinker of the US Geological Survey's Western Ecological Research Center told National Geographic that "as far as we can tell, a white shark has never eaten a sea otter," and that whenever a deadly attack occurs, … [Read more...] about Sharks in California Are Killing Sea Otters But Not Eating Them, And No One Knows Why