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The image shows the 16-foot-long shark.(Facebook/@Erika Almond)

16-foot-long shark attempts to bite motor boat off Florida coast. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 02:58 PM IST
The post includes several pictures and some videos of the shark that Erika Almond and her friends encountered unexpectedly.
The video shows people and a shark swimming through a school of salmon.(Facebook/@Drone Shark App)
The video shows people and a shark swimming through a school of salmon.(Facebook/@Drone Shark App)

People swim through school of salmon unaware of sharks nearby in Australia. Drone captures video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 06:42 PM IST
The incident took place at Bondi beach in Australia.
The man, aged in his 50s, was was brought to shore by fellow surfers and lifeguards at popular Greenmount Beach with leg injuries, Queensland state Ambulance Service supervisor William Houghton said.(File photo for representation)
The man, aged in his 50s, was was brought to shore by fellow surfers and lifeguards at popular Greenmount Beach with leg injuries, Queensland state Ambulance Service supervisor William Houghton said.(File photo for representation)

Shark kills surfer on Australia’s Gold Coast tourist strip

Canberra | By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 07:02 PM IST
A shark fatally mauled a surfer on Tuesday on Australia’s Gold Coast city tourist strip in a rare attack off a beach protected by shark netting, officials said.
Beaches in the Port Macquarie area were closed after the incident (representational image).(Unsplash)
Beaches in the Port Macquarie area were closed after the incident (representational image).(Unsplash)

Husband saves wife from great white shark by punching it

Australia | By Reuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 11:23 AM IST
The woman was attacked by a 2 to 3 metre long shark while surfing.
Gray reef sharks, the subject of a study on social behaviour among sharks, are seen in the Pacific Ocean around the Palmyra Atoll, about 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southwest of Hawaii in this undated photo released on August 12, 2020.(Yannis Papastamatiou/Handout via REUTERS)
Gray reef sharks, the subject of a study on social behaviour among sharks, are seen in the Pacific Ocean around the Palmyra Atoll, about 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southwest of Hawaii in this undated photo released on August 12, 2020.(Yannis Papastamatiou/Handout via REUTERS)

‘Secret’ life of sharks: Reef sharks show surprising social networking skills

Hawaii | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 11:53 AM IST
The reef shark social skills bears similarities to certain birds and mammals but differs in terms of behaviours including nesting, mating, making vocalisations or friendly interactions.
The image shows the shark swimming beside the diver.(Private jet to take pets from Delhi to Mumbai, each seat cost Rs 1.6 lakh)
The image shows the shark swimming beside the diver.(Private jet to take pets from Delhi to Mumbai, each seat cost Rs 1.6 lakh)

Shark chomps on diver’s foot fin in a scary encounter. See pics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2020 12:48 PM IST
The pictures have now sparked all sorts of comments.
Teeth of Ginglymostoma sokotoense (A-D), Abdounia recticona (A-B), Premontreia (Oxyscyllium) peypouqueti (G-N). Eotorpedo hilgendorfi (O-P), Squatiscyllium nigeriensis (Q-T)
Teeth of Ginglymostoma sokotoense (A-D), Abdounia recticona (A-B), Premontreia (Oxyscyllium) peypouqueti (G-N). Eotorpedo hilgendorfi (O-P), Squatiscyllium nigeriensis (Q-T)

Large number of shark teeth found at Rajasthan’s fossil site

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 03:32 PM IST
The research by the University of Delhi’s geology department was recently published in the Geobios journal.
The video shows several sharks swimming close to a beach.(Instagram/Jeremy Johnston)
The video shows several sharks swimming close to a beach.(Instagram/Jeremy Johnston)

Unaware man surfs dangerously close to sharks, videos are scary yet fascinating

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 11:28 AM IST
The incident took place in New Smyrna Beach in Florida, USA.
The image shows a fin passing close by a man in a wet suit.(Facebook/@OrleansBeaches)
The image shows a fin passing close by a man in a wet suit.(Facebook/@OrleansBeaches)

Picture of terrifyingly close call between surfer and shark goes viral

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 10:36 AM IST
The image was captured by Jim Mault, one of the onlookers standing at the beach and later shared on a Facebook page, Orleans, MA - Natural Resources.
Till now the post has gathered over 76,000 views - and counting.(Twitter/@A_WhiteShark)
Till now the post has gathered over 76,000 views - and counting.(Twitter/@A_WhiteShark)

Watch: Shark leaps from water to snatch fish off line. Nearly bites a boy

Orleans | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 11:53 AM IST
Doug Nelson, of Franklin, who caught the leaping shark on video told it “gave us a pretty good scare.”
The image shows a 5.5-inch long rare pocket shark.(AP File Photo)
The image shows a 5.5-inch long rare pocket shark.(AP File Photo)

Pocket-sized, glow-in-the-dark shark species discovered by scientists

New Orleans | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 10:32 AM IST
It’s only the third out of more than 500 known shark species that may squirt luminous liquid, said R. Dean Grubbs, a Florida State University scientist.
Ganesh B Nakhawa, chairman, Maharashtra Purse Seine Fishermen Welfare Association, of which Khopatkar is a member, said awareness about protected marine species needs to be spread among the fisherfolk(HTPhotos)
Ganesh B Nakhawa, chairman, Maharashtra Purse Seine Fishermen Welfare Association, of which Khopatkar is a member, said awareness about protected marine species needs to be spread among the fisherfolk(HTPhotos)

State to reward fishermen for cutting nets to release shark

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2019 04:48 AM IST
The whale shark — a protected species in India — got entangled in the six-kilometre-long gill net and the boat crew, headed by Rama Khopatkar, decided to cut it loose. They took videos of the operation.
An enormous great white shark -- believed to be one of the biggest on record -- has been spotted off the coast of Hawaii.(AP)
An enormous great white shark -- believed to be one of the biggest on record -- has been spotted off the coast of Hawaii.(AP)

20-foot large white shark spotted off Hawaii coast, divers swim with it

Los Angeles | By Agence-France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 09:13 PM IST
The 20-foot (six-meter) female shark -- bearing similar markings as “Deep Blue,” the largest great white shark recorded -- made its surprise appearance on Tuesday, joining other sharks feasting on a sperm whale carcass off Oahu.
A shark said to be 'Deep Blue', one of the largest recorded individuals, swims offshore Hawaii.(oneoceandiving.com via Reuters)
A shark said to be 'Deep Blue', one of the largest recorded individuals, swims offshore Hawaii.(oneoceandiving.com via Reuters)

Giant white shark, believed to be world’s biggest, spotted off Hawaii coast

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 11:40 AM IST
The 20-foot (six-meter) female shark -- bearing similar markings as “Deep Blue,” the largest great white shark recorded -- made its surprise appearance on Tuesday
The Pygmy false catshark is currently known only from deep waters (200-1000m depth) and has a length of about 65cm.(K V Akhilesh/CMFRI)
The Pygmy false catshark is currently known only from deep waters (200-1000m depth) and has a length of about 65cm.(K V Akhilesh/CMFRI)

New species of shark identified in Indian Ocean

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:58 PM IST
The new species was found off the southwestern coast of India and north of Sri Lanka.
A swimmer died after a rare suspected stingray attack off an Australian beach.(REUTERS)
A swimmer died after a rare suspected stingray attack off an Australian beach.(REUTERS)

Swimmer killed by stingray, two mauled by sharks in Australia

Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2018 06:25 PM IST
The 42-year-old’s death came more than a decade after world-renowned “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin was killed when a stingray barb punctured his chest while he was filming on the famed Great Barrier Reef.
“Sharks are generally underestimated when it comes to learning abilities - most people see them as mindless, instinctive animals,” Vila-Pouca said. “However, they have really big brains and are obviously much smarter than we give them credit for,” says Catarina Vila-Pouca, lead author of the study.(Shutterstock)
“Sharks are generally underestimated when it comes to learning abilities - most people see them as mindless, instinctive animals,” Vila-Pouca said. “However, they have really big brains and are obviously much smarter than we give them credit for,” says Catarina Vila-Pouca, lead author of the study.(Shutterstock)

Sharks can acquire a taste for jazz music, claim scientists

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 12:09 PM IST
Sharks, scientists say, are much smarter than previously thought. According to a study, the predators are intelligent enough to associate music with a food reward.
Dylan McWilliams, 20, was bodyboarding in the ocean off Kauai on Thursday, when what he believed to be a tiger shark between six and eight feet long chomped him on the leg.(Representative photo)
Dylan McWilliams, 20, was bodyboarding in the ocean off Kauai on Thursday, when what he believed to be a tiger shark between six and eight feet long chomped him on the leg.(Representative photo)

Colorado man bitten by shark, bear and snake in less than four years

Agence France-Presse, Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 02:35 PM IST
Dylan McWilliams received seven stitches in hospital after the shark attack, months after he was given nine staples in his scalp following an altercation with a black bear at a Colorado summer camp last July.
A rescue helicopter and other emergency vehicles are seen at the scene of the shark attack in Gracetown, Australia, Monday.(AP Photo)
A rescue helicopter and other emergency vehicles are seen at the scene of the shark attack in Gracetown, Australia, Monday.(AP Photo)

Surfer mauled by shark in Australia swims to shore despite leg injuries

Associated Press, Perth (Australia) | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 03:05 PM IST
The attack prompted the World Surf League to postpone the nearby Margaret River Pro international surfing contest for about an hour.
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