The Anti-Shark Week Post. Or, Actual Facts!

Shark feeding show on Great Barrier Reef. Top photo: Hermanus Backpackers via Wikimedia Commons.

WE JUST HAD SHARK WEEK ON THE CABLE CHANNEL WHOSE NAME WILL NOT BE SPOKEN. Killer Sharks! Mega Sharks! Shark Disasters!

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It’s great for people who don’t really care about or know about sharks. But….

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Here’s a link to a Vox.com article I like from 2015 on “Sharks as you won’t see them on Shark Week: Intelligent and remarkably social  animals.”

Nurse shark, vacationing in Belize.

FACTS. AND MORE FACTS!

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And  here are some facts from the University of Florida’s Florida Museum on the risks of being killed by sharks compared to other possibilities (hint: you’re much more likely to be killed by lightning as by sharks).

 

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AND MORE FACTS!

I’ve also linked to a post by the U.K.-based International Business Times on “10 amazing and little-known facts on Shark Awareness Day.”

 

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