Shark Week 2015 News
Discovery's Shark Weekend Gets Set for New Close Encounters
Jeff Kurr, veteran Shark Week filmmaker, teamed up with researchers to create two new vessels to chase the deadly animals.
Video Footage May Reveal the Largest Great White Shark Ever Caught on Camera
A new video showing a pregnant, 20-foot-long great white shark may be the largest of its kind ever to be caught on camera. The estimated 50-year-old shark, nicknamed "Deep Blue," was discovered near Guadalupe Island by shark researcher Mauricio Hoyos Padilla in 2013. It’s unclear why he waited two
The Unbelievably Close Call Between a Pro-Surfer and a Shark
Finalist Mick Fanning narrowly escaped from a shark during the J-Bay Open competition in South Africa.
Surfer Escapes Attack by Shark on Video
Surfing competitor Mick Fanning escapes encounter with a shark in the waters of Jeffreys Bay, South Africa.
What the CIA, Julia Child and Shark Repellent Have in Common
As " Shark Week "draws to an end, the Central Intelligence Agency offered up a most unusual, yet fascinating history lesson to mark the occasion on its Twitter account. While the operators of the spy agency's Twitter account have taken comedic, if sometimes perplexing, liberties with their social
'Shark Week' Host Meets Fellow Shark-Attack Survivor
Discovery Channel's Paul De Gelder, who lost his right arm and leg to a bull shark, met Hunter Treschl, who lost his arm in a shark attack in June.
Shark Attack Surge in Carolinas: What Could Be Causing It
Marine biologists have been eager to understand what is causing this uptick in attacks this summer.
Jordan Spieth hooks tuna, which is then swallowed by shark
SILVIS, Ill. -- Everything is coming up in pairs for Jordan Spieth , even when he's fishing. And these were big fish, too. Spieth, the Masters and U.S. Open champion, was in the Bahamas with his best friends to celebrate his second straight major title when they threw a line in the water on the way
Searching for Monstrous Sharks Near Cuba, Caribbean's Final Frontier
Recent political thaw is allowing Cuban and American scientists to team up, reportedly for the first time ever.
Scientists Develop Experimental 'Electric Fence for Sharks'
Underwater magnetic fields have the power to repel sharks because of their electricity-detecting sensory pores.