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Stop Use of Stray Dogs as Bait - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Stray, dogs, bait, cruelty, France, shark, animals )

Marie
- 134 days ago - forcechange.com
Most people are familiar with the use of worms or plastic ornaments as bait, but for fisherman who hunt sharks on an island called Réunion, stray dogs and cats - dead or alive - will do.
ACTION ALERT: Save Great White Sharks From Extinction
Animals  (tags: shark, Great White Shark, extinction, endangered species, Turtle Island Restoration Network, 13.7 Billion Years, Reynard Loki )

Reynard
- 596 days ago - action.seaturtles.org
Urge the National Marine Fisheries Service to list the North East Pacific Population of Great White Sharks under the Endangered Species Act before they dissapear forever.
Swimming With Sharks | The Ocean Portal
Animals  (tags: Shark, Swimming, Adventure )

Olivia
- 890 days ago - ocean.si.edu
I was absolutely transfixed watching these little sharks, perhaps 12 to 18 inches long; swimming beneath mangrove roots and over the muddy bottom with impressive deftness.
Shark Alert High in Gold Coast
Animals  (tags: Shark, aler, t high, Gold Coast )

Agnes
- 916 days ago - bigpondnews.com
Summer is only around the corner, but Queenslanders are on high alert after a record-breaking tiger shark was caught off Main Beach on the Gold Coast yesterday.
Glowing Shark Wears Cloak of Invisibility
Animals  (tags: Shark, invisibility, biology, ecology )

Suzane
- 988 days ago - news.discovery.com
The splendid lantern shark, which lives very deep in the ocean, can glow in the dark.The bioluminescence facilitates the small shark in mating, schooling and other behaviors.
What's Behind This Summer's Shark Encounters?
Animals  (tags: shark, water, chumming )

Suzane
- 988 days ago - news.discovery.com
Humans and great white sharks have experienced multiple close encounters this summer.Our presence in the water, shark migration patterns, and "chumming" (attracting sharks with bait) help to explain the incidents.
Bahamas Turns Nearly 250,000 Sq Miles Of Ocean Into Permanent Shark Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: Bahamas, shark )

Suzane
- 1017 days ago - treehugger.com
The Bahamas is the latest in a string of countries that are putting shark conservation at the top of the priority list.
UK Shark Fin Ban - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, shark, shark fins, shark finning, fish, marine animals, United Kingdom, humans, shark fin trade, killing, ethics, protection, environment, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1138 days ago - gopetition.com
Shark finning is the barbaric act of removing the fins from a live shark and then dumping the fish back into the oceans where it suffers an agonising death. The fins are then used in the production of Shark Fin Soup.
SHARK Wins Federal Lawsuit to Have Troy Gentry Tame-Bear-Killing Video Released
Animals  (tags: tame bear chubby, shark, animal rights organisation, lawsuit, video of scum troy gentry viciously kill, horrific cruelty )

Simone
- 1270 days ago - all-creatures.org
When Troy Gentry, of the country music duo Montgomery Gentry, pled guilty to a crime resulting from the horrendous slaughter of a tame bear inside a one-acre electrified enclosure, he probably thought that everyone would soon forget about his cowardly
Poacher Killed By Great White Shark
Animals  (tags: wildlife, shark, poacher eaten )

Jill
- 1300 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The fisherman was among a group of 12 poachers who had tried to swim to safety after spotting the shark in shallow waters.
Virgin Birth: Sharks' Secret Survival Trick
Animals  (tags: animals, shark, parthenogenesis )

Leslie
- 1450 days ago - newscientist.com
CAN'T find a mate? Try parthenogenesis. The type of asexual reproduction may be part of an extreme survival strategy for sharks.In parthenogenesis, females' eggs start dividing without being fertilised. This produces daughters that are genetically similar
Shark Fins Traced to Home Waters Using DNA -- A First
Animals  (tags: Shark, Home Water, DNA )

Nancy
- 1590 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Many of the hammerhead sharks that are butchered to feed Asian demand for shark-fin soup start their lives in American waters, a new forensic study shows.
Hammerhead Sharks Have "Human" Vision
Animals  (tags: Shark, T-shape, Hammerhead )

Nancy
- 1598 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Hammerhead sharks' distinctive T-shaped heads give the predators human-like vision, according to a new study.
Shark Fins Traced to Endangered Populations
Animals  (tags: Shark, DNA, Chinese delicacy )

Nancy
- 1599 days ago - news.discovery.com
For the first time, DNA tools have successfully pinpointed the geographic origin of shark fins sold dried in markets to satisfy the demand for shark fin soup, a Chinese delicacy.
Shark Jobs: Nature's Dirty Work
Animals  (tags: Shark, dirty Work, Ferries )

Nancy
- 1608 days ago - livescience.com
They might all look like troublemakers, but most sharks have a grander purpose - or at least a useful one - beyond scaring surfers. Some eat gross things or serve as ferries to total suckers.
 

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