This Beetle Can Withstand 40 Times More G-Force Than a Fighter Pilot loading...
This Beetle Can Withstand 40 Times More G-Force Than a Fighter Pilot
Click beetles are among nature's many unsung acrobats with clever strategies for escape.
Swarms Of Huge Sharks Discovered, Baffling Experts loading...
Swarms Of Huge Sharks Discovered, Baffling Experts
Basking sharks sometimes congregate in groups of up to 1,400, a new study of aerial surveys reveals.
Rare Sleeper Shark Caught on Video Beneath the Arctic loading...
Rare Sleeper Shark Caught on Video Beneath the Arctic
The footage could provide more information on Greenland sharks, an understudied deep-sea species.
These Tiny Scales Make Sharks Incredibly Fast. Can They Help Us Build Better Planes? loading...
These Tiny Scales Make Sharks Incredibly Fast. Can They Help Us Build Better Planes?
The scales of shortfin makos, the fastest species of shark, could guide the design of aerial vehicles in the future.
Unsolved Science Mysteries From 2017 loading...
Unsolved Science Mysteries From 2017
Here are some puzzlers that still have experts scratching their heads.
Many Sharks Live A Century—Longer Than Thought loading...
Many Sharks Live A Century—Longer Than Thought
Radioactivity from nuclear bombs has helped reveal lengthy lifespans, a new analysis says.
Largest Marine Protected Area in North America Created off Mexico loading...
Largest Marine Protected Area in North America Created off Mexico
The Revillagigedo marine reserve protects a vast area in the Pacific and is home to many sharks, rays, and other life.
Shark-Fishing Forum Reveals Destructive Practices Despite Good Intentions loading...
Shark-Fishing Forum Reveals Destructive Practices Despite Good Intentions
A new study identifies hundreds of instances of illegal shark fishing in Florida. The analysis suggests that many fishermen value sustainable fishing but are often skeptical of—or outright resistant to—many of the efforts to promote it.
Watch a Tiny Blue Shark Dominate a 15-Foot Mako loading...
Watch a Tiny Blue Shark Dominate a 15-Foot Mako
What happens when there's suddenly food in the open ocean? Scientists set up an experiment in the remote southwestern Pacific to find out.
This Shark Eats Grass, and No One Knows Why loading...
This Shark Eats Grass, and No One Knows Why
The bonnethead shark's diet of seagrass has researchers stumped.
Mysterious Ghost Sharks' Sex Habits Revealed loading...
Mysterious Ghost Sharks' Sex Habits Revealed
Not only do males have retractable sex organs on their heads, females have a special place in their reproductive system for sperm.
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From a shark that can crawl out of water to a shark so mysterious that it has only been caught once on film, meet the most bizarre predators to ever roam the oceans.

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