Monthly Archives: December 2011

I’m having you … for lunch: Awesome display of shark’s power as it closes in on seal

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2080254/Im-having—lunch-Awesome-display-sharks-power-closes-seal.html?ito=feeds-newsxml 31 December 2011 A great white shark explodes out of the water ready for the kill, its jaws open wide. And just inches from the razor sharp teeth of  its awesome enemy, a cape fur seal makes a  desperate … Continue reading

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Sharks versus killer whales caught on video in New Zealand

http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/317034 31 December 2011 The Blue Cliffs Beach in Tuatapere, New Zealand became a battleground recently as a pod of killer whales violently attacked a group of sharks.

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CNMI champions shark protection

http://www.saipantribune.com/newsstory.aspx?cat=1&newsID=115366 30 December 2011 If there’s one thing that shone a positive international spotlight on the CNMI in 2011, it was the signing of a law that made the Commonwealth the first U.S. territory to ban shark finning

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Fraser helps grey nurse sharks

http://www.frasercoastchronicle.com.au/story/2011/12/30/fraser-island-helps-endangered-grey-nurse-sharks/ 30 December 2011 UNDERWATER cameras, audio listening stations and a 23m vessel from Australia Zoo were all part of a project around Fraser Island and other locations over the past two months to help save the critically endangered grey … Continue reading

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14ft-long basking shark in harbour

http://www.thisissouthdevon.co.uk/14ft-long-basking-shark-harbour/story-14269287-detail/story.html 29 December 2011 BRIXHAM residents had a surprise when they peered into the port’s harbour to find a 14ft basking shark. Reg Hill saw the shark, thought to be a juvenile, happily swimming around the harbour on Tuesday, December … Continue reading

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Dog Plays With Beached Shark After It Was Attacked By Whales

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/29/dog-plays-with-beached-shark_n_1174726.html 29 December 2011 Some sort of bravery-boosting serum must have found its way into the world’s dog food supply. First one daring dog decided he’d had enough of a shark’s shallow water tyranny and, much to the shock of … Continue reading

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Benu’s Faux Shark-Fin Soup Fools Gastronomes

http://sfist.com/2011/12/29/benus_faux_shark-fin_soup_fools_gas.php 29 December 2011 Like a top-drawer Folger’s Crystals switcheroo, Benu executive chef Corey Lee, the former chef de cuisine at The French Laundry, developed a fake shark-fin soup that’s fooling even the most rabid fans of the taboo brew.

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