Wednesday, June 19, 2013
US teen hitches ride on 30 foot shark
A 19-year-old US teen has become an internet sensation after hitching a daring ride on the back of a...
Whale shark pup rescued off Gujarat coast
Experts working on whale shark conservation are studying the phenomenon which indicates the giant fi...
Whale shark found dead
A giant whale shark was found dead near Madhwad port at Kodinar, forest official said.
Environmentalists protest shark fishing in Nicaragua
An environmental group is calling for a greater government presence in Nicaragua`s Caribbean waters ...
Study of shark teeth weapons uncovers two lost species
Two missing species of shark were discovered in a new analysis of weapons made from shark teeth and ...
World`s first two-headed bull shark discovered
Scientists have discovered the world`s first two-headed bull shark in the Gulf of Mexico.
Glowing shark fends off predators with `lightsaber` spines
A glow-in-the-dark shark scares off its predators with "lightsaber-like" spines on its bac...
Tapeworm eggs found in 270-mn-yr-old fossilized shark feces
Fossilized tapeworm eggs discovered in 270-million-year-old shark feces suggest that intestinal para...
Shark pups play dead in predator`s presence
Shark pups in embryos play dead in a predator presence, literally holding their breath and becoming ...
Great whites `not descendants of megasharks`
The evolutionary history of the great white shark, which is one of the largest living predatory anim...
Shark population declining due to bad media coverage
The media has been particularly harsh towards sharks and this is affecting their survival, a new stu...
Shark brains `similar to humans`
Researchers have found that shark brains share several features with human brains, which could help ...
Shark falls from sky onto a US golf course
A two-foot long leopard shark apparently fell from the sky on the 12th tee of a Golf club in souther...
Octopus wins food battle against shark
Marine scientists have captured footage of an octopus restraining a tenacious shark so it could make...
Sharks are colour-blind: Scientists
Scientists have discovered that sharks are colour blind, a find which can impact human interactions ...
`Shark Night` - overstretched, but fun little film
The big screen doesn`t seem to get enough of limbs underwater being ripped apart by fiery creatures ...
`Dolphins form elite societies and cliques`
Dolphins form cliques and elite societies based on their skills, sharing knowledge only with those i...
Delhi: Over 2,400 shark teeth recovered from passenger
Over 2,400 shark teeth have been recovered from a passenger by Custom officials at the Indira Gandhi...
Shark teeth have naturally built-in `toothpaste`
The dense, flat and crushing teeth of sharks contain fluoride keeping that is an active component of...
`Humans evolved from a prehistoric shark`
In a significant development in evolutionary studies, scientists have found that human beings evolve...
Fossilised shark teeth found in Narmada valley
A group of researchers today claimed that they have found rare fossils of shark`s teeth from the Nar...
Sharks` remarkable skin boosts swimming
Swimming comes effortlessly to sharks, thanks to their streamlined shapes and coating of razor sharp...
Hybrid sharks found in Australia
The inter-breeding between the two species shows that the animals are adapting to climate change and...
Australian police name Texas man shark victim
George Thomas Wainwright of Texas was the man who was killed by a great white shark on Saturday whil...
Sharks `in trouble worldwide`
Sharks are in big trouble on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and worldwide, according to scienti...
Sharks were once small, harmless fish
In popular imagination, sharks are fearsome predators looking for their next unfortunate victim.
Malaysia Borneo state wants ban on shark fishing
A Malaysian state on Borneo island, known for its world-class dive sites, is seeking to ban shark fi...
Shark kills UK honeymoon tourist in Seychelles
A shark savaged a British tourist as his newly-wed wife watched from the beach in the Seychelles, ...
Bahamas announces ban on shark fishing
The Bahamas has announced a ban on shark fishing, becoming the latest country to protect the ancient...
Ban shark fin sales, DiCaprio urges California
Leonardo DiCaprio has urged officials in California to ban the sale of shark fins in the state.
Katrina Kaif’s date with shark!
India’s most beautiful woman and Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif’s recently had a strange encounter w...
Inflatable shark barred from Strauss-Kahn home
The toothy blue fish with helium balloons was brought by an unidentified man.
Australian great white shark victim`s arm saved
An Australian woman attacked by a shark north of Sydney has had surgery to save her arm, as official...
First whale shark satellite-tagged in India
A whale shark has been satellite-tagged for the first time in India as part of research.
Shark deaths pack oceans with small fish
The oceans are becoming over-crowded with sardines due to the decline of big predators.
UN shark conservation plan has failed: Report
UN scheme to preserve the world`s sharks has been a resounding failure.
Tourists wary after Red Sea shark attacks
Beaches wore a deserted look at Egypt`s Red Sea resort due to shark attacks.
Paris conservation meeting protects sharks
Fishing nations at an Atlantic conservation conference in Paris took measure to protect sea turtles ...
Shark `skin-teeth` aid fast turns: Study
US researchers have found teeth-like scales on their skin that may help them make quick underwater t...
Successful dolphin mums get help from pals
A new study has shown that successful female dolphins take help from their female friends.
Shark sighting a practical joke
A practical joker in Massachusetts caused a scare with a fake fin.
Shark attacks spike on new moons, Sundays: Study
Sharks are most likely to attack surfers and other unsuspecting swimmers in shallow water, on Sunday...
Extinct giant shark nursery `discovered`
US palaeontologists claim to have discovered an extinct giant shark nursery in Panama.
Kochi port involved in shark selling: PETA
Endangered sharks are being "killed openly" and sold at a state government-owned port in ...
PETA claims state-owned Kochi port involved in shark selling
An International NGO have claimed that a state government-owned port in Kerala was selling sharks,...
Dubai hotel frees Sammy the whale shark
A rare whale shark that was a hotel attraction in Dubai has been returned to the wild, the resort ...
Shark conservation proposal defeated at UN meeting
China, Japan and Russia helped defeat a US-endorsed proposal at a UN wildlife trade meeting Tuesday ...
Whale can beat shark in fierce combat
In a new research, scientists have estimated that in a ferocious battle between the killer whale and...
Palau creates world`s first shark sanctuary
Palau is creating the world`s first shark sanctuary, a biological hotspot to protect great hammerhea...
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