Beached Whales Are a Lure for Hungry Sharks

While it seems obvious that swimming in a stinking cesspool of rotting whale flesh, blood, and other bodily fluids near a beached whale is a bad idea, researchers have discovered one more reason why you wouldn’t want to: great white sharks are attracted to the gory mess, and act erratically in its vicinity. >> read … Lees meer

The Atlantic great white shark makes a comeback

More sharks are being spotted near beaches in the North Atlantic Ocean, some just feet from the shoreline. Bill Whitaker reports on why the sharks are swimming so close and how scientists are tracking them. >> read more …