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Divers attempt to ride endangered sharks near Hadera

The Nature and Parks Authority has warned that doing so is illegal and potentially dangerous, due to the sharks themselves and the strong currents.

10/01/2021
Dolphin attacked by shark near Israel, 2020

Dolphin attacked by shark in first recorded incident in Israel

"Since here in Israel we had not yet identified a single dolphin with scars, it had led us to think that there are no - or almost no - such attacks."

Rare all-white tope shark caught in the UK for the first time

While finding a tope shark is amazing enough, as they are considered a critically endangered species, its made all the rarer for its lack of pigmentation, a rare sight on any animal.

07/10/2020
Whale shark swimming in Eilat

Hundreds of thousands of sharks may be killed for coronavirus vaccines

It takes about 3,000 sharks to produce one ton of squalene.

Petition urges FDA, other bodies to stop using sharks in COVID-19 vaccines

Despite existing alternatives, squalene made from sharks is commonly used because it is readily available and is often cheap, rather than due to its effectiveness.

23/09/2020
SNORKELERS SWIM with a whale shark, the world’s largest fish, at the Maldives’ South Ari Atoll in 20

Saudi man goes viral riding whale shark in Red Sea – watch

Despite their immense size, whale sharks are docile, and are known to be friendly and somewhat playful with human swimmers and divers.

23/08/2020

Sharks off the coast of Israel travel regularly between Hadera and Ashdod

The sharks, which are tracked using satellite tagging and acoustic telemetry, are an interesting sight in the area, considering the desert conditions of the water.

17/08/2020

Australian man jumps on shark to save wife

"This fella paddled over and jumped off his board onto the shark and hit it to get it to release her and then assisted her back into the beach"

By REUTERS
15/08/2020
Dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus) at SeaWorld, Queensland

Sharks found living in active volcanoes, scientists puzzled on why

There are many theories why sharks would willingly seek out such extreme conditions, but one theory is that they are simply safer there.

12/08/2020
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