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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
- 1911 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
- 2043 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
- 2073 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
- 2223 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
- 2364 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
- 2372 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
- 2373 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
- 2381 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.
Dead Dolphin Found at Hollywood Beach Near Michigan Street -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel.Com
Animals  (tags: dolphin, alligator, death, discovery, shark, necropsy, biologist )

Raffi
- 2447 days ago - sun-sentinel.com
A dead bottlenose dolphin that was bitten by a shark and a decomposed alligator possibly dumped in a canal were found on a mile-long stretch of Hollywood beach this morning. The dolphin was found about 6 a.m. by beach maintenance officials on the
Stone Eating Shark Dies at Anglesey Sea Zoo
Animals  (tags: Anglesey Sea Zoo, marine wildlife, shark, stone eating, death, endangered, extinction, protection, sadness )

Jacquelin
- 2650 days ago - dailypost.co.uk
A SHARK died after eating stones in the bottom of her tank at Anglesey Sea Zoo. Staff at the attraction in Brynsiencyn called it a 'mystery'. They tested the other sharks using ultra sound equipment for research. Managing partner Frankie Hobro sa
Luckiest Surfer Survives Shark Body-Slam
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, shark, bodyslam, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, humans )

Jacquelin
- 2652 days ago - news.com.au
GLEN Lockery reckons he must be one of the luckiest men alive after surviving a body-slam by a shark. The predator came at him from the deep before disappearing into murky post-flood surf at Shelly Beach near Port Macquarie at about 5pm last Wednesday.
Turtle Awaits Prosthetic Limbs After Shark Attack
Animals  (tags: japan, marine wildlife, loggerhead turtle, shark, attack, artifical limb, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2660 days ago - abc.net.au
A Japanese conservation group says it plans to fit prosthetic front limbs to a sea turtle injured in what marine scientists believe was a shark attack. "We need to pay special attention as the forelimbs will have to be strong enough to [allow her] to c
Rare Whale Shark Photographed Off Gold Coast
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, shark, whale shark, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2687 days ago - goldcoast.com.au
A WHALE shark has been photographed off the Gold Coast _ the first time in 30 years one of the gentle giants has been seen in southeast Queensland waters. Local fishermen Mark Pease and James Bowden were about to head home when the 6m shark surfaced by
VIDEO: Daredevil Surfer Hitches a Ride With a Great White Shark... a Fin-Tastic Fake or the Real Deal?
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, shark, surfer, hitching ride, fake or real )

Jacquelin
- 2688 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
As stunts go, baiting a Great White Shark to take you for a ride by towing your surfboard is an adrenalin rush unlikely to be matched again. A video purporting to show just this has swept around the world via email in the last few days. But there's j
N.Y. Man Attempts To Shoplift Pet Store Shark
Animals  (tags: new york, marine wildlife, shark, nurse shark, man, stolen from aquarium, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2691 days ago - cbs3.com
A New York man is accused of going fishing in a pet store aquarium where he caught a $350 shark and smuggled it out of the shop under his jacket. Police say the Freeport man released the contraband shark into his home aquarium, where they say he also k

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