Australia's Deadliest: Shark Coast

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These Sharks Glow Underwater—Thanks To Tiny Lightsabers loading...
These Sharks Glow Underwater—Thanks To Tiny Lightsabers
A new study finds a brand-new chemical pathway for biofluorescence in sharks—and the molecules are also antibacterial.
Veggie-eating shark surprises scientists loading...
Veggie-eating shark surprises scientists
It turns out they can also fast for months on end. But why?
New find could help save Galapagos hammerhead sharks loading...
New find could help save Galapagos hammerhead sharks
The sharks give birth in secluded bays that scientists worry may be exposed to fishing.
What it Takes to Guard a Giant Shark Sanctuary loading...
What it Takes to Guard a Giant Shark Sanctuary
An unlikely group—including a National Geographic explorer and a former shark smuggler—team up to protect the Cook Islands' sharks.
How Magnets Keep Sharks Safe—From Us loading...
How Magnets Keep Sharks Safe—From Us
Magnets repel sharks, studies show, by interfering with their ability to sense electrical fields.
6 Amazing Sharks You've Never Heard Of loading...
6 Amazing Sharks You've Never Heard Of
From tiny plant-eaters to huge Arctic dwellers, these sharks are far more fascinating than fearsome.
Shark Species Thought to Be Extinct Turns Up in Fish Market loading...
Shark Species Thought to Be Extinct Turns Up in Fish Market
In Kuwait, a smoothtooth blacktip shark was the catch of the day.
7 Demonic Creatures: Thorny Devil, Satanic Gecko, And More loading...
7 Demonic Creatures: Thorny Devil, Satanic Gecko, And More
For some diabolical-looking animals, “you look like hell” may not be so much of an insult.
Two-Headed Blue Shark Surfaces in Australia loading...
Two-Headed Blue Shark Surfaces in Australia
There have only been a handful of reported cases of two-headed sharks.
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.
About the Show

WA’s pristine coastline has been ravaged by a deadly predator, but one shark investigation team’s extraordinary technological advancements may someday allow sharks and humans to co-exist safely.

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