Why Most Sand Tiger Sharks Die in the Womb

As humans, we tend to think of the womb as a nice, warm, safe place. But if you were a sand tiger shark, the womb might seem like the most dangerous place on the planet. I’m Anna Rothschild, and this is Gross Science. Sand tiger sharks are large sharks that live in warm and temperate […]

Sand Tiger Sharks | SHARK ACADEMY

It has perhaps the most confusing name of any shark, and a mouthful of razor-sharp, pointy teeth! I’m Jonathan Bird, and this is Shark Academy! It’s known by many names: the Spotted Ragged Tooth shark, the Gray Nurse Shark, the Sand Tiger shark…but it’s not a Sand Shark, it’s not a Tiger shark, it’s not […]


I’ve always wanted to know what it’s like to work in a big aquarium, so I came to the New England in Boston to learn what it takes to be an Aquarist. How hard can it be? Hi, I’m Jonathan Bird and welcome to my world! Founded in 1969, the New England Aquarium is one […]