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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] [...]

Shark Cam 360

Want to be surrounded by real live sharks all day? Virtually? I thought so. To celebrate the 25th annual Shark Week, Discovery has a crazy 360-degree Shark Cam streaming from the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. You can click and drag within the video window to see sharks and other sea creatures [...]

Snacktime

Don’t worry! It’s a whale shark. They’re filter feeders and are known for non-aggressive behavior toward human divers. Mauricio Handler captured this image off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, where these sharks gather during the summer. Link -via Super Punch | Photo: Mauricio Handler, National Geographic