Stories tagged: shark
Sat., Aug. 8, 2020
“Shark Week” programming – The summer has been largely wrecked by the coronavirus crisis, but take heart – at least we still have Shark Week. The beloved annual TV event …
Sun., May 12, 2019
The candidates are in the starting blocks, waiting for the gun to sound.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
The body of a shark was found washed ashore in Florida with the remains of an old hat wrapped around its body.
Tue., July 31, 2018
Two men have confessed to snatching a small shark from a Texas aquarium’s interactive touch tank, then whisking it away, wrapping it in a blanket and concealing it in a …
Mon., July 30, 2018
No, this is not Sharknado. Great white sharks have had run-ins with New England boats this week. Fisherman Michael Lorello was very surprised when he dragged up a net off …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
A marine biologist believes a humpback whale shielded her from a 15-foot tiger shark in the South Pacific.
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017
A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history.
Wed., July 19, 2017
Authorities are warning beachgoers after several people reported shark sightings near Cannon Beach.
Wed., June 14, 2017
Gray seals are booming. They’ve flocked to coastal Massachusetts, where hunters once killed the animals wholesale. Where seals go, sharks often follow. Great white sightings in Cape Cod increased from …
Mon., May 15, 2017
Officials say a 4-foot-long sandbar shark bit the finger of a diver who was doing maintenance at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma.
UPDATED: Sun., April 30, 2017
A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh in the ocean off a popular Southern California beach, authorities and witnesses …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
Hawaii officials say a woman is in the hospital after she was bitten by what she called a large shark off Maui.
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016
Police say a shark has attacked a surfer north of Cannon Beach off the Oregon coast.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
She isn’t quite an adult, but at 12
Tue., May 31, 2016
The semicircular shark bite stretches from Maria Korcsmaros’ shoulder to her pelvis, teeth marks visible in the shredded flesh of her arm and torso.
Mon., May 30, 2016
Thousands of Memorial Day beachgoers were kept out of the water Monday as lifeguards searched miles of popular Southern California shoreline for a shark they believe attacked a swimmer the …