Roger Debebar and Anthony Chapman don't claim they did anything heroic yesterday when an injured and bleeding woman approached them around 8:40 a.m. near the edge of the beach at the Hawaiian Princess condominiums and spoke three words: "Help, please," said the woman, who had been snorkeling moments earlier. "Shark." … [Read more...]
Archives for July 2008
Catalina Channel White Shark Sighting
The Shark Research Committee has a new report from a Los Angeles-area man... >Catalina Channel — On July 23, 2008 Bill Davidson was aboard a 42 foot Grand Banks vessel 10 miles off the coast of Long Beach. It was 11 AM the sky was clear and the water calm. Air and water temperatures were recorded at 74 and 69 degrees Fahrenheit respectively. Water visibility was 50 – 60 … [Read more...]
BIXBY BLOODBATH: ANOTHER SEAL MASSACRED!!!
This floating, rotting, seal carcass was spotted today near the Bixby Ranch in Northern Santa Barbara County! Local divers entered the water and reportedly observed bite marks on the mangled, bloated pinniped corpse, accompanied by the festering, rancid, stench of death. Given the abundance of mammalian sea life in these waters, it is no surprise that this local … [Read more...]
Burying Beached Whales Means Shark Attacks
Surfer Magazine reports on the burial of a blue whale and the attraction it presents to sharks in the Santa Barbara Channel. … [Read more...]
Shark Attacks on the Rise!
Plenty Magazine reports: Shark attacks on the rise as the animals’ numbers plummet! George Burgess, manager of the International Shark Attack File, discusses the sea creature’s uncertain future By Susan Cosier When George Burgess was growing up, the oceans were seen as a treasure trove of resources. Now, many fish stocks are failing and sharks, the iconic creatures of … [Read more...]
Sharks Viciously Slaughter Pygmy Whales
Two pygmy whales have succumbed to their wounds after a fatal shark attack. … [Read more...]
South Africa Shark Spotters
Living on Earth reports on South Africa's latest ocean safety program "Cape Town has over the last few years experienced an increase in the number of White Sharks occurring in the in-shore zone... anecdotal evidence from water users suggests that in-shore occurrence has increased. In response to these events and the increased fear by water users, particularly in False … [Read more...]