Nearly 100 whales die in mass beach stranding with great white sharks circling

Nearly 100 whales die in mass beach stranding with great white sharks circling

Nearly 100 pilot whales have died after being beached in New Zealand’s Chatham Islands, officials said. Great white sharks were believed to stalk the rugged seawater when 97 of the toothed whales and three dolphins died after being trapped at Waitangi West Beach on Wednesday. The Department of Conservation became aware of the mass stranding … Read more

Monster crocodile and deadly shark face off in jaw-dropping encounter

The shark was dwarfed by the giant crocodile

A colossal crocodile was filmed staring at a deadly shark barely half the size in an astonishing video – terrifyingly close to where children were playing. The once-in-a-lifetime encounter was made with Chelsea Wood and partner Bryce Connole’s drone camera at Ivanhoe Crossing Bridge in Kununurra, Western Australia. It shows a bull shark swimming in … Read more

Huge shark circles man enjoying a swim – and he has no idea it's there

Huge shark circles man enjoying a swim - and he has no idea it's there

A man enjoying a leisurely swim in the ocean narrowly escaped – when a huge shark swam past him a few feet away. Alarming overhead video shows the man enjoying some private time in clear waters off a Miami beach – or so he thinks, as a 10-foot hammerhead lurks beneath the surface, circling him. … Read more

Man dies in violent shark attack at popular Australia tourist hotspot

Man dies in violent shark attack at popular Australia tourist hotspot

A shark killed a 55-year-old man in Western Australia after biting his thigh and hand. The attack caused eight deaths in Australia’s shark attacks this year, bringing the record of nine in 1929 closer. Police were called to the popular tourist town of Cable Beach, on the Indian Ocean coastline at around 8:40 a.m. local … Read more

Great white sharks found with livers ripped out as predators disappear from sea

Great white sharks found with livers ripped out as predators disappear from sea

Great white sharks that prowled the waters around South Africa’s False Bay drew crowds of tourists who would flock to watch the beasts “leap” out of the sea as they hunt down seals. But, the numbers of great white sharks have fallen sharply, with many becoming more concerned over how they died. Several years ago, … Read more

Mysterious disappearance of great white sharks found with livers ripped out

Mysterious disappearance of great white sharks found with livers ripped out

They’re among the most fearsome beasts on the planet – but the numbers of great white sharks are dwindling at an alarming rate. The deadly predators have long made South Africa’s False Bay their home with tourists flocking to watch them ‘leap’ out of the sea as they hunt down seals. But in recent years … Read more

Overfishing in Congo threatens endangered sharks: Report

Overfishing in Congo threatens endangered sharks: Report

DAKAR — Each day, fishmongers in Congo Republic pile up hundreds of dead sharks on the shore and begin lopping off fins and bartering over hammerheads and other endangered species. The bustling seaside business could be jeopardizing the marine environment in the Gulf of Guinea, wildlife trade group TRAFFIC warned this week. Artisanal fishermen are … Read more

Great white sharks 'more than likely' to be swimming off our coast

Great white sharks 'more than likely' to be swimming off our coast

It’s “more than likely” that great white sharks are swimming in UK waters because of warmer temperatures after numerous sightings by fishermen, it has been claimed. Ashley Lane, who runs pleasure cruises and fishing trips out of Paignton, says he has heard several reports of what fishermen believe to be the large sea predator, reports … Read more

Great white sharks seen metres from beach as swimmers told 'stay out of water'

Great white sharks seen metres from beach as swimmers told 'stay out of water'

A great white shark measuring an impressive three metres (10ft) in length was spotted just 45 metres away from a popular beach, as shown in an incredible video. In footage recorded from a helicopter by Massachusetts police, the gigantic shark swims at a lazy pace through the water. The great white shark is so close … Read more

Great white sharks brush past cage and circle for hours in chilling footage

Great white sharks brush past cage and circle for hours in chilling footage

Incredible footage has captured at least five huge great white sharks circling diving cages with people inside. The drone video shows the predators gathering around two ropes of bait. At one point, one of the sharks lunges for the food and appears to brush the side of a cage. Another seems to dwarf the structure … Read more