More Australians have been killed in unprovoked shark attacks this year than in any year since 1934, so you can understand the reaction of kayaker Matthew Smith.
More Australians have been killed in unprovoked shark attacks this year than in any year since 1934.
Pro surfer Matt Wilkinson was out for a paddle off the coast of Ballina in New South Wales, Australia, when a shark decided to take a closer look.
Whilst the existence of the ancient megalodon shark has been widely reported, the exact size and scale of the shark’s features have been shrouded in mystery.
Renowned South African photographer Chris Fallows spent countless hours bobbing in the water near Seal Island, before snapping this incredible image.
When marine biologists analysed the body of the 3,6-metre female shark, they found the telltale signs of killer whale, or orca, predation.
Less than 24 hours after 14-year-old Zach Berman filmed a great white shark swimming between surfers and kayakers in Plett, he’s done it again.
The NSRI has issued an “urgent safety warning” after a number of close encounters with great white sharks around the Plett area, one of which was captured on video.
The footage was shot on Sunday, and shows at least four different great whites tucking in.
Teens spearfishing off the coast of New South Wales captured a video of a close encounter with a shark.
Shark cage diving operators and Gansbaai fishermen aren’t on the same page when it comes to where and when sharks should be caught.
Jeremy Johnston flew his drone over the waves at Smyrna beach after his surf, only to discover that he’s been in the company of at least a dozen sharks.
After a long absence from Cape waters, great white sharks have once again been sighted. That makes the work done by Shark Spotters all the more important.
A new study says that these incredible little sharks evolved to walk on land, and they did it in record time – by evolutionary standards, at least.
The disappearance of Cape Town’s great white sharks has attracted plenty of international media attention, and now CNN is wading in.
The disappearance of Cape Town’s great white shark population has been well documented, and now a new aerial survey shows some worrying whale numbers.
Many Capetonians are saddened by the sudden disappearance of great white sharks from the area, but none more so than those whose livelihood depends on their presence.
A surfer in New South Wales owes a debt of gratitude to drone operator Christopher Joye, who spotted a shark that may have been looking for its next meal.
The Shark Spotters research team have no confirmed sightings of a great white this year, and shark cage diving eco-tourism operators who frequent False Bay’s Seal Island have been just as unsuccessful.
The Shark Spotters programme has a good handle on how many great white sharks are in the area, and the last 18 months paint a worrying picture.
Surfers are making a simple modification to their boards, in the hopes that it could ward off sharks.
As part of the ever-popular ‘Shark Week’, Gansbaai tour operator Marine Dynamics and some skilled drone operators captured incredible footage of sharks on the prowl.
You may have heard of Port and Starboard, the two killer whales responsible for killing a number of great white sharks around the Western Cape. They’ve been busy again.
The ill-informed might think that surfers would be happy to have fewer sharks in the water, but that’s missing the point.
Researchers mounted cameras on eight different great white sharks. When they watched the footage, they were surprised to see new predation techniques.