Daily Archives: November 7, 2011

Prehistoric Whale Done in By Shark, Frozen in Time

http://news.discovery.com/animals/prehistoric-shark-whale-111107.html 7 November 2011 About 40 million years ago, a single shark in Egyptian waters snuck below a whale and attempted to rip it to shreds, but it wasn’t entirely successful.

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Tourists jump aboard Ningaloo campaign

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/wa/11438028/tourists-jump-aboard-ningaloo-campaign/ 7 November 2011 It is an image that is at the heart of the State Government’s tourism advertising campaign: a giant whale shark rising out of the blue depths with an awe-struck swimmer in tow.

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Evidence shows Gulf oil spill caused widespread ecological damage

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20111107/ARTICLE/111109590 7 November 2011 Evidence is mounting that the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster caused wide-ranging ecological damage in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

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Why cyclops shark grabs at our imagination

http://deepseanews.com/2011/11/why-cyclops-shark-grabs-at-our-imagination/ 7 November 2011 If you’ve been out of touch for a while lately and haven’t immediately grokked what this post is about from the title, it concerns a surprising recent find by a Mexican fisherman of a very special … Continue reading

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