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Great white shark attacks seal in horrifying video, tourists scream in terror

The incident happened near the Green's Point Lighthouse in New Brunswick and the video was reportedly shot by the ship's captain Theophilos Tsagkaris. 

Sep 12, 2019, 08:53 AM IST

First known omnivorous shark species identified: Scientists

Researchers found that bonnethead sharks happily graze upon seagrass, in addition to eating bony fish, crabs, snails and shrimp.ers.

Sep 07, 2018, 15:05 PM IST

DRI seize around 8,000 kgs of shark fins from Mumbai, Gujarat

Dried shark fins were meant for illicit export to China and Hong Kong. 

Sep 03, 2018, 19:37 PM IST

Instagram model attacked by shark while posing for a picture—See inside

The 19-year-old model was reportedly swimming in the Bahamas when the incident took place.

Jul 11, 2018, 21:21 PM IST

Man has deadly encounters with animals, gets bitten by shark, bear, rattlesnake

An American man was bitten by a tiger shark on his leg when he was bodyboarding in the ocean off Kauai.

Apr 22, 2018, 21:57 PM IST

Watch: Whale comes to the rescue of female diver, saves her from tiger shark

The video shows how a 25-ton humpback whale comes to the rescue of a female diver and saves her from a shark. 

Jan 13, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

Oldest vertebrate alive: Shark found in Arctic waters believed to be 512-years-old – See pic

Estimated to be up to 512-years-old (meaning it was born before Shakespeare), the shark weighs more than a tonne and could have been born as early as 1505.

Dec 14, 2017, 08:34 AM IST

This doctor's miraculous escape from shark attack

Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) A British doctor on Tuesday said that he escaped a shark by punching it in the face after the animal tried to attack him in Australia.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Watch: This giant white shark tried to click a selfie but failed

A video showing a curious giant white shark trying to hold a camera and playing with it has gone viral but eventually failed.

Nov 02, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Shark cracks aquarium glass to charge at visitor in museum – Watch

The video has received over 6.3 million views.

Oct 26, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Hungry shark takes a huge leap out of water to catch fish, stuns fishing groups

The thrilling encounter was caught on camera shows a shark snatching away catches of the two groups in Cape Cod Bay. Coincidentally, they both happened the same day.

Aug 17, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

This VIDEO of shark being dragged mercilessly by high speed boat sparks social media stir!

The 11-second video clip shows the shark hitting the water and flipping around helplessly while being dragged behind a boat.

Jul 26, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Prehistoric shark remains found near Peru lake

The fossil was unearthed at the paleontological site of Imarrucos, northwest of Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake, said the ministry.

Jul 10, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

WATCH: Who's scared now? Wife Ritika Sajdeh asks Rohit Sharma after scary encounter with virtual shark

Rohit remained not out on 123 off 129 balls yesterday as India chased down Bangladesh's total of 264/7 for the loss of one wicket.

Jun 16, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

This is how a 200kg 'great white shark' ended up in elderly fisherman's boat

Terry Selwood, 73, survived with only an injured arm after he was sent flying by the thrashing beast.

May 29, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

Giant white shark forces itself into diver's cage, triggering panic! - Watch video

The entire event got captured on camera.

Oct 16, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

VIRAL VIDEO: Man cuts open dead shark and what comes out is shocking - WATCH

The video was uploaded on YouTube and has since gone viral with over 600,000 views.

Jul 30, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

Shocking! Woman bitten by shark taken to hospital with animal still attached to her arm (Pic inside)

It is said that the baby nurse shark died before the fire rescue team arrived on the scene, but still remained attached to the woman's arm.

May 16, 2016, 11:29 AM IST

Watch - Rare footage of false killer whales hunting down a shark!

A rare footage shows a pod of false killer whales chasing down a juvenile shark off the coast of Cronulla.

May 12, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

Humans may one day grow new teeth like sharks

The genes also allow sharks to replace rows of their teeth using a conveyer belt-like system.

Feb 14, 2016, 17:57 PM IST