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Research suggests humans evolved from prehistoric sharks


June 14th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Believe it or not - humans evolved from a prehistoric shark that populated the seas more than 300 million years ago, according to scientists. The ancient ... Read more...

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Wayne Comben & Graeme Pulle pull in UK’s biggest shark


May 30th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wayne Comben and Graeme Pullen, two British fishermen have reeled in the biggest shark ever caught in the UK. Pullen, 60, and Comben, 45, caught the 550 ... Read more...

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Heartbroken man buys island for £30,000 after wife leaves him


April 12th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) A man, whose wife left him after emigrating from Britain to Australia, shed every part of his old life -- car, home, job and friends on ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son had ship with shark tank


March 18th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Hannibal, who fled Libya for Algeria as rebels entered Tripoli, owned a luxury 18-deck ship on which there was an ... Read more...

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Mike Parry gets a toothy picture of a white shark


November 5th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Photographer Mike Parry couldn’t believe his luck when he was presented with the right opportunity to snap a rare picture of a great white shark. Parry ... Read more...

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British man loses legs to great white after ignoring warnings


September 29th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
FISH HOEK, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- A British man lost both his legs on early Wednesday afternoon when he was attacked by a Great White Shark off the coast of South ... Read more...

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Adolescent great white sharks can’t handle big bites


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study by an international team of scientists has revealed that the jaws of adolescent great white sharks may be too weak to capture and kill large ... Read more...

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5 signs your partner is going to break up with you on your travels


November 11th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 11 (ANI): They say the ultimate test of a relationship is when two people take a vacation and are still together when they return. But what if the vacation isn't ... Read more...

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Halle Berry Bold and Daring To Fight Off Sharks


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Dark Tide, an upcoming movie starring the dusky beauty Halle Berry, will show her engaged in a battle with white sharks. During the shoot of ... Read more...

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Shark Week In Progress On Discovery Network


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Discovery Channel is back with its program Shark Week which is liked by the shark enthusiasts. The programs of this year are really interesting and ... Read more...

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Halle Berry Swims With Sharks In Upcoming Film


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actress Halle Berry who is known for her dare bare on-screen image was recently seen swimming with one of the most ferocious marine creatures, the ... Read more...

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Officials Restrict Chatham Beach Visits After White Shark Is Tagged


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chatham, England, Aug 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Division of Marine Fisheries in Chatham has reported that a giant white shark has been tagged in the waters of the Chatham beaches ... Read more...

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“Shark Week” Makes A Comeback On Discovery Channel With ‘Ultimate Air Jaws’


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Shark Week," the annual week-long feature show on Discovery Channel which focuses on sharks made an impressive comeback on the network on Sunday night. The immensely ... Read more...

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Halle Berry to battle sharks in new film


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Hollywood actress Halle Berry will be seen battling with great white sharks in her new film "Dark Tide". The 43-year-old star was seen wearing a flowered bikini and a ... Read more...

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White Shark Tagged In Chatham Waters


July 29th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chatham, July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Swimmers in the town of Chatham are living in fear these days after reports of a couple of white sharks being spotted in the waters ... Read more...

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Anderson Cooper has sharks for company in a segment on CBS ‘60 Minutes’


June 7th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
CBS show ’60 Minutes’ aired ‘The Sharkman’ which showcased Mike Rutzen and Anderson Cooper who played daredevils and dived into shark infested waters. And that is not all, the duo didn’t have ... Read more...

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Anderson Cooper Dives Into Shark Infested Waters On CBS “60 Minutes”


June 7th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
CBS "60 Minutes" aired "The Sharkman" on June 6 which showed Mike Rutzen and Anderson Cooper diving into the shark infected waters without any protection.Reportedly the white sharks which fills ... Read more...

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Andrew Cooper Swims Unprotected With The Great White Sharks


June 7th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The unrequited fans of Anderson Cooper, may appreciate the videos of him swimming unprotected with great white sharks in South Africa. Cooper was the ... Read more...

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Seals tend to sleep as they sink in the sea


February 28th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that seals can sleep as they are sinking in the sea.When northern elephant seals migrate between their breeding and foraging grounds, ... Read more...

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Fewer great white sharks left than tigers


February 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Findings from the Census of Marine Life have claimed that there are fewer great white sharks left in the oceans than there are tigers surviving on Earth.According to ... Read more...

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Great Whites hang out in Pacific’s ’shark cafe’ to pick ‘local’ mates!


November 7th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Sharks from the Pacific Ocean hang out at a place called the 'white shark cafe' so that they can to look for "local" mates, concludes a new study.Great ... Read more...

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Migrating white sharks form isolated populations in northeastern Pacific Ocean


November 4th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 4 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the migratory behaviors of the white shark has lead to the formation of isolated populations in the northeastern Pacific Ocean ... Read more...

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Queensland tourism threatened by new film ‘The Reef’


November 3rd, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 3 (ANI): The tourism in Queensland is said to be threatened by new movie 'The Reef', which depicts the Great Barrier Reef as the hunting ground for killer great white ... Read more...

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Gang of ancient sharks feasted on “sea monster” 85 million years ago


September 29th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A new fossil analysis has determined that a gang of ancient sharks took on an enormous "sea monster" 85 million years ago, which is a clear case ... Read more...

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Sharks hunt their victims just like serial killers


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the way Great white sharks hunt their preys is quite similar to the methods used by serial killers to stalk ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba makes donation as apology


June 20th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jessica Alba has made a charity donation to apologise for putting up shark conservation posters in Oklahoma, Japan and vandalising public space there. The "Sincity" star who ... Read more...

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Alba makes donation to United Way after apology for a poster


June 19th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Just days after she ran trouble for attaching one of the United Way's billboards in Oklahoma City, American film and TV actress Jessica Alba has made a ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba says ’sorry’ for shark-conservation posters


June 10th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 10 (ANI): Jessica Alba has apologised for plastering shark-conservation posters around Oklahoma City.The 'Fantastic Four' actress has issued an apology after the stunt got publicised on the web, and ... Read more...

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5-mln yr old shark fossil sheds new light on Great Whites origins


March 13th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): A new study of a preserved 4- to 5-million-year-old shark fossil has shed new light on the great whites origins, and has helped scientists decide which line ... Read more...

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Boys to Row Across Indian Ocean


March 10th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by GD
Two boys from Berkshire, Jamie Facer-Childs,21, and James Thysse,22, are going to row 3,600 miles from Australia to Africa in the nude and hope to make history as the first pair to ... Read more...

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Humans may reach ”top of the shark menu” if fishing is not controlled, says expert


January 12th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 12 (ANI): If fishing in Australian waters is not brought under control, humans might soon be heading the menu for sharks, according to a shark expert.Vic Hislop has warned ... Read more...

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Great white sharks look for girlfriends in underwater singles bar


November 10th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Scientists have used satellite tagging to reveal that the male and female species of the Great white shark travel together to spend six months at an isolated ... Read more...

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Marine census leads to discovery of more than 200 new species


November 10th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): The first global marine-life census has led to the discovery of more than 200 new marine species, including giant sea stars that can grow up to 60cm ... Read more...

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Great white sharks extinct relative had the mightiest bite among all carnivores


August 4th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Scientists have used sophisticated computer modelling to calculate that the bite force of the great white sharks extinct relative - the gigantic fossil species Carcharodon megalodon, is ... Read more...

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Bumblebee technique may help catch serial killers


July 30th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 30 (ANI): Catching serial killers may now be just a few fingertips away for police, thanks to a new technique, called Geographic profiling (GP), which scientists are testing ... Read more...

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