Great white shark could become first documented of its species crossing the Atlantic.
Ocean Ramsey doesn’t ride on top of great white sharks for fun or frivolous show. She does it to dispel their image of cruel killing machines, to call attention to the fact that sharks are seriously endangered. Which really sucks, because they’re crucial for the sustainability of the oceans and, therefore, our own species.
Bruce was brought there weeks ago after Good Samaritans found him stranded on rocks at Emerald Bay Beach Friday, suffering from bite wounds and badly malnourished. He was bitten under his right flipper and his left chest area. Wildlife experts say the bites were consistent with a great white shark.
In January, the 2,300-pound shark had been tracked as far south as the Kennedy Space Center, where she lingered for days several miles offshore, before heading north into Volusia County.
Out of the blue, 10 feet in front of him, the unmistakable dorsal fin of a shark rose up out of the water. “It was a 20-foot great white shark. I saw all of him,” Klatt recalls. “But he was not aggressive. He was just cruising. So I kept paddling until I was probably 3 feet from him.
A great white shark detected off Piedras Blancas near the elephant seal rookery on Sunday is the second detected since a research buoy was put in the water just more than three months ago.
A 14-foot great white shark nicknamed Katharine continues to cruise the waters off the Central Florida coast this week, keeping officials on wary alert but producing valuable information for scientists.
Great white sharks can live almost as long as humans — 70 years or more — much longer than scientists previously thought. “White sharks…
"I had a huge fear of sharks, and when I did Blood Diamond in 2006 I actually got stuck in a cage with a great white, which was awesome," the Wolf of Wall Street star, 39, reveals in an appearance Tuesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
"It was a gigantic great white … They actually said in 30 years this has never happened, but the tuna kind of got stuck on the top of the cage and the great white leapt out and tried to bite it and went into the cage with me.