Stories tagged: shark
Sun., May 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
The candidates are in the starting blocks, waiting for the gun to sound.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
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, 8:56 p.m.
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, 2:57 p.m.
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, 4:45 p.m.
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, 8:26 a.m.
A marine biologist believes a humpback whale shielded her from a 15-foot tiger shark in the South Pacific.
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
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, 2:31 p.m.
Authorities are warning beachgoers after several people reported shark sightings near Cannon Beach.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
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, 6:21 p.m.
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, 9:05 p.m.
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, 4:34 p.m.
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, 6:31 p.m.
Police say a shark has attacked a surfer north of Cannon Beach off the Oregon coast.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
She isn’t quite an adult, but at 12
Tue., May 31, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
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, 2:10 p.m.
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 …