USA Today reports on a series of komodo dragon attacks in Indonesia. Something new to Fear Beneath! KOMODO ISLAND, Indonesia Komodo dragons have shark-like teeth and poisonous venom that can kill a person within hours of a bite. Yet villagers who have lived for generations alongside the world's largest lizard were not afraid — until the dragons started to attack. The … [Read more...]
Archives for May 2009
Cage-Diving Tours Found Not To Increase Shark Risk
In what seems like the opposite of common sense, The Honolulu Star Bulletin is reporting on scientists who state that there is apparently no correlation between shark cage-diving tours and an increased risk for being attacked by a shark. Check out the full story for all the details: There is no scientific evidence that Oahu North Shore cage-diving tours increase shark … [Read more...]
New Smyrna Beach Resumes Shark Carnage Season
It must be that time of year - the waters are frothing with blood after two shark attacks in the infamous Shark Attack Capital of the World, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, Florida. Two men were bitten by unidentified sharks within five minutes of one another - arm yourselves and prepare for the impending shark invasion! NBC Miami reports on the attacks and makes a … [Read more...]
Is Carcharodon Megalodon Flourishing In Pacific Ocean Trenches?
httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBmIIr9ZgIE&feature=channel_page A faithful Fear Beneath reader passed along what look to be an entertaining read - a new book coming out that "is a must for any shark enthusiast!" "Steve Alten will be releasing his fourth installment of the 'MEG' series on May 19, 2009. The series focuses on the possibility that carcharodon megalodon is … [Read more...]
Stand-Up Paddle Surfers: Irresistible Shark Attack Victims?
The recent influx of clueless kooks standing up on small cruise-liners in many local lineups is part of the awful agony of the new stand-up paddle surfing trend, the pain felt especially bad in Southern California. This article, published a couple months ago (yeah, we're lazy) over at MyLocalLineup.Com seems to issue a warning; stand-up paddle surfers represent a delicious … [Read more...]