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 […]

Facts: The Mako Shark

The mako shark is one of the fastest predators in the ocean. They can reach speeds of around 40mph(64kmh). And leap out of the water 20ft into the air. Makos are located in most tropical and temperate ocean waters around the world. They may be found lurking at the surface or 2400ft(730m) down. Their tough […]

Facts: The Sawfish (Carpenter Shark)

Sawfish or carpenter sharks are modified rays with a shark-like body. They belong to a group of cartilaginous fish called elasmobranchs that includes sharks, skates, and rays. Amazingly, they have evolved a long, saw-like snout edged with sharp teeth. This snout is called a rostrum and it can be used in a back and forth […]

Reef Life of the Andaman (full marine biology documentary)

Smiley Shark | Party Animals

Facts: The Wolf Eel

The wolf eel is not a true eel. It is a species of wolf fish that lives in the North Pacific Ocean. Wolf eels are bottom dwelling fish that can inhabit rocky shorelines down to 740 ft (226 m) deep. They prefer enclosed spaces, like rocky crevices. They sometimes have to compete with octopuses for […]

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 […]