brutalgeneration:

Shark light by Paul Cowell on Flickr.

brutalgeneration:

Shark light by Paul Cowell on Flickr.





oceanographic:

(by Monsieur Doo)

oceanographic:

(by Monsieur Doo)



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It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
Ansel Adams (via thewildlifekingdom)

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Anonymous asked:
What's your job?

I have a few part time jobs





l0vers-in-a-past-life asked:
omg. I have been looking for a shark blog, and yours is perfectttt. I could scroll for hours!!! xoxo

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Bidding to stop finning.

I did an art project that depicts 12 different sharks and I’m going to be selling them on ebay. All proceeds are going to be donated to stop finning. I’m hoping to get a few people interested!

Thanks!



Anonymous asked:
Favorite kind of Shark?

Thresher or silvertip





Anonymous asked:
Where has this blog been my whole entire life!

mia





rhamphotheca:

New Hammerhead Shark Species Found Off South Carolina
by Douglas Main
When new species are found near populated areas, they are often small and inconspicuous, not, for example, a hammerhead shark.
But that’s exactly what a team of researchers discovered along the coast of South Carolina. The new species looks virtually identical to the scalloped hammerhead, but is genetically distinct, and contains about 10 fewer vertebrae, or segments of backbone, new research shows.
The new species, named the Carolina hammerhead (Sphyrna gilbert), gives birth to shark “pups” in estuaries near the shore off the Carolinas, according to a study published in August in the journal Zootaxa…
(read more: Our Amazing Planet)
photo: © Save Our Seas Foundation / Peter Verhoog

rhamphotheca:

New Hammerhead Shark Species Found Off South Carolina

by Douglas Main

When new species are found near populated areas, they are often small and inconspicuous, not, for example, a hammerhead shark.

But that’s exactly what a team of researchers discovered along the coast of South Carolina. The new species looks virtually identical to the scalloped hammerhead, but is genetically distinct, and contains about 10 fewer vertebrae, or segments of backbone, new research shows.

The new species, named the Carolina hammerhead (Sphyrna gilbert), gives birth to shark “pups” in estuaries near the shore off the Carolinas, according to a study published in August in the journal Zootaxa…

(read more: Our Amazing Planet)

photo: © Save Our Seas Foundation / Peter Verhoog



thingsofthewild:

kallousmdiscern:

Carcharodon carcharias

Such an incredible animal…

Wicked shot

thingsofthewild:

kallousmdiscern:

Carcharodon carcharias

Such an incredible animal…

Wicked shot

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allcreatures:

Two divers look at a great white during a dive without shark cages in the waters off the coast of Mexico. Deep sea photographer Daniel Botelho took a series of pictures on a recent trip to a remote island off the coast of Mexico. The award-winning nature photographer insisted that while great white sharks are top predators they very rarely regard humans as food.

He explained the key to safely diving with this notorious shark was to remain relaxed, keep eye contact with the shark and hold ones ground no matter how close the shark swims to the diver.

Pictures: Daniel Botelho / Barcroft Media (Photos and captions)




cheekylittlethingsxo:

omg

omfg i know this isnt about sharks and im sorry but i cant breathe

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