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The Late Movies: 11 Close Encounters with Sharks

Last night marked the start of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel. The annual summer event is celebrating its 25th anniversary and is broadcast in more than 72 countries. To celebrate everyone’s favorite shark extravaganza, we’ve rounded up 11 videos of close encounters with sharks. Enjoy! Warning: These videos often include yells of profanity. If you’re [...]

All-You-Can Eat Fish Buffet for Whale Shark

Om nom nom nom! Thanks for doing the hard work, fishermen! Conservation International’s Mark Erdmann noticed how this whale shark learned to "suck" fish out of holes in a fisherman’s net in Indonesia’s Cendrawasih Bay. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] [...]

Watch Scientists Free a Whale Shark Caught in a Net

(Video Link) Go Team Humanity! Whale sharks, which are filter feeders, sometimes get caught in lift nets in Indonesia’s Cendrawasih Bay. These scientists in scuba gear found one and pulled the net open so it could escape. -via The Presurfer