UK Sharks

College Students Catch 14Ft Hammerhead Shark In Florida

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A group of college students in Florida managed to catch a massive 14ft hammerhead shark, weighing a whopping 700lb - and then released it back into th...

11-Foot Shark Tows Kayaker For A Mile

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

This astonishing footage shows how a Florida man was towed for miles by an 11-foot long hammerhead shark, captured by his head-mounted camera. The ...

Shark Attacks Diver Armed Only With A Spear (And A GoPro)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

If you're going to get attacked by a shark, it's always a plus if you're holding a spear. (And wearing a GoPro, so the internet can watch your esc...

There Is A Great White Shark Off The Coast Of Ireland

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

That great white shark we reported was heading to the UK last Friday? Were you hoping it had turned back? Nope. Lydia, the great white curre...

'World's Largest' Shark Slaughterhouse Found In China

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Environmental activists claim to have to discovered the world's largest shark slaughterhouse, providing meat from the endangered animals for soup, hea...

A Doctor Was Attacked By A Shark. What He Did Next Was Totally Badass

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Doctor James Grant has single-handedly redefined the word ‘badass’. The 24-year-old was bitten on the leg by a shark as he fished with friends...

Shark Repelling Gadgets Gain Popularity

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Tech

You might still be pretty impressed with your new iPad. But over in Hawaii, the trendiest gadget around has a somewhat more practical purpose: confusi...

WATCH: Ever Fought Off A Killer Shark With A Flimsy Budgie Cage? This Guy Has

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

A flimsy budgie cage was all that stood between this Australian daredevil and an agitated tiger shark after a stunt very nearly turned deadly. Sh...


The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Thousands of people have gathered on beaches under banners demanding Australia's government 'Save Our Sharks' and stop a planned cull, which activists...

Is This The Most Terrifying Photobomb Of All Time?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK

In what could be the most terrifying photobomb of all time, two oblivious young boys were pictured next to what looks to be a shark whilst surfing. ...

Let's Feed Fat People to the Sharks and the Real Odds of a Shark Attack

Xavier Toby | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Are the chances of death by shark attack really so low that it's not worth worrying about? With two fatal attacks in Australia very close together, it doesn't really feel like it.

Why Fear Sharks? Xmas Trees Are the Real Killers

Xavier Toby | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Every Xmas in the US, trees and decorations cause an average of 250 injuries and 40 fatalities, while sharks in the US are responsible for around one fatality every two years.

On Sharkwatch in Scotland

Mike Gerrard | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

'What's that in the water?' asks Kathleen, pointing ahead of the boat. We're standing on the deck of the Glen Tarsan, a former fishing vessel now converted to take wildlife and other cruises off the west coast of Scotland. We've left Skye behind and are sailing in wonderful sunshine towards the little island of Canna (population: 12).

Peru Fishermen Are Butchering Dolphins For Cheap Shark Bait

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK

An undercover journalist has shot the first ever footage which confirms fisherman are butchering dolphins and using their flesh as shark bait off the ...

I Have Seen the Future of Film and It Is 'Ghost Shark'

Pete Cashmore | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pete Cashmore

At first, Ghost Shark is grimly predictable in his choice of attack locations. But as the film unfolds and you start to become aware that you are watching something special unfurl in front of you like an orchid opening to accept the rays of the morning sun, the locations become loopier and loopier.

'It Was Like A Scene From Jaws': Shark Terrorises Essex (Sort Of)

Huffington Post UK/ Essex News & Pictures | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Off-Course Dolphin Delivered Back To The Sea In RNLI Lifeboat (PICTURES) The famously exotic Essex wilderness has yielded yet another cur...

Mystery Of 'Horned Sea Monster' Washed Up On Spanish Beach (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

A four-metre-long horned sea devil has washed up on a beach in Villaricos, Spain. Or at least something is causing a stink on the shores of the Al...

Worried About Sharknado?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK

The British summer appears to have vacated our shores once more, and you could be forgiven for looking at the sky with more apprehension than normal. ...

LOOK: Sharks On A Train! (The NYC Subway To Be Exact)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK

Subway commuters in New York City had the pleasure of the company of a dead shark on Wednesday. The deceased fish was spotted lying on its back in...

LOOK: SeaWorld Vets Perform First Shark Caesarean

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

A Caesarean-section has been performed on a shark for the first time ever at SeaWorld, Orlando. The whitetip reef shark was successfully delivered...

'Invisibility Wetsuit' Launched To Ward Off Sharks In Deadly Australian Waters

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Tech

An Australian company has developed an 'invisible wetsuit' designed to confuse sharks - and dissuade them from attacking surfers. The so-called "in...

Shark Alert In Cornwall

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

A diver says he was confronted by a dangerous blue shark off the coast of Cornwall that had been lured in by the warm weather. Charles Hood told Th...

WATCH: Unintentionally Hilarious Trailer For 'Sharknado'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Sharks? In tornadoes? About to fall on top of Tara Reid? It can only be the must-see, made-for-TV film of the summer: 'Sharknado'! It's airi...

Elephant GlobalRescue Via GlobalRockstar

Elaine Ross | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK
Elaine Ross

The last 7 months haven't been so much of a steep learning curve, as a swift implementation of what was always important to me. You see I visited a l...

LOOK: 1,323lb Mako Shark Caught Off Southern California Could Be A Record Breaker

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

Fishermen have reeled in a potentially record-breaking mako shark off the coast of Huntingdon Beach, southern California. The 1,323lb female is 11...