Sea Turtles 101 | National Geographic

(mellow music) – [Narrator] Sea turtles are ancient mariners. Present in all but Earth’s coldest oceans, these marine reptiles are well-adapted to a life on the move. (dramatic music) Sea turtles have existed since the time of the dinosaurs. The earliest known marine turtle lived about 120 million years ago. Named Desmatochelys padillai, it was […]

Discovering Dolphins | What Sam Sees

Shark Awareness Day: It’s Totally Jawsome | Nat Geo Wild

[instrumental music playing] NARRATOR: On Shark Awareness Day, these ancient fish are given a much deserved spotlight. Awe inspiring and fear provoking, sharks are among the most popular and misunderstood animals on Earth. And while names like hammerheads, bulls, and great whites are often the most recognized, there are hundreds more. In fact, over 500 […]

Smiley Shark | Party Animals

Jolly Green Giant | What Sam Sees

What’s Driving Shark Attacks in Recife? | SharkFest

[dramatic music] NARRATOR: Along a roughly 25-mile stretch of shore, there have been more than 60 shark attacks since records began and almost half of them fatal. In fact, this small area accounts for almost 50% of recorded attacks in the entire continent. As a result, it’s earned a chilling designation as South America’s deadliest […]

Fur Seals vs. Great White Sharks | Hostile Planet

[dramatic music] NARRATOR: This pup has strayed too close to the edge. Now, it’s out of its depth. [seagull cawing] A pup can outmaneuver a shark, but only for so long. Half of all such encounters end badly for seals. [seals calling] The adults must deal with this persistent menace. But how? It takes one […]

Tonic Immobility in Tiger Sharks | SharkFest

Welcome to Tiger Beach. NARRATOR: Eli recognizes some of the tigers, but one shark stands out. Her swift movements keep Eli and Matt on their toes. [grunt] Whoa! NARRATOR: They name her Jitterbug. Time and again, Eli must risk a bite to redirect her with his expert handling skills. [bleep] Yeah, she definitely has the […]

Western Australia’s Shark Attack Causes | SharkFest

[music playing] NARRATOR: And while sharks have always been present along this massive shoreline, starting in 2010, they become a problem. More than 60 attacks in just 10 years, triple the number of incidents from the preceding decade– it’s an unprecedented uptick. Shark attacks in Western Australia previously were rare. Now they’re almost regular events. […]

Wolf Eel | Amazing Animals

NARRATOR: AND NOW IT’S TIME FOR SOME MORE“AMAZING ANIMALS”!NUMBER 13…THE AMAZING WOLF EEL!EVEN THOUGH IT’S CALLED AN EEL,THIS IS JUST A REALLY LONG FISH!WOLF-EEL: MY DADDY WAS A LONG FISH.NARRATOR: I SEE!WOLF-EEL: MY GRANDDADDY WAS A LONG FISH.NARRATOR: RIGHT!WOLF-EEL: MY GREAT GREAT-GRANDDADDY WAS…NARRATOR: I THINK I GET THE IDEA.THEY LIVE IN THESE GENERAL AREAS AROUNDTHE […]