In midsummer 2009, under the intense Mexican sun, a whale shark, MXA-182, arrived at Holbox. He is injured. A nasty cut nearly severs his right…View More Sharks and lasers, not just for entertainment!
With Mardi Gras recently passing, I was privileged to partake of a King Cake graciously offered by a coworker. Originally European in tradition, the riche…View More What’s In Your Stomach?
Field Museum scientist Josh Drew recently brought to my attention a new and unusual paper describing a world first. The manuscript by Randy Honebrink and…View More The real cookie monster
If you’ve been out of touch for a while lately and haven’t immediately grokked what this post is about from the title, it concerns a…View More Why cyclops shark grabs at our imagination
The Snickers and PETA billboard folks could learn a thing or two from this ad:View More The friendly shark
@SfriedScientist brought to my attention on twitter PETA’s new campaign, saying PETA is “now only concerned with the ethical treatment of *some* animals, vilifies sharks”. Indeed, their…View More PETA, Still Consistent in Being Idiots
Came across this in a youtube search for something unrelated (I swear distraction is built into the YT search algorithm), but it reminded me of…View More Shark Siblingicide
Below is a highlights video of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s special Shark Bait in which he does his part to root out shark finning and…View More Shark Bait: Gordon Ramsay Helps Expose Shark Finning
Sunday night I wondered aloud on Twitter: “In 140 or less, why are you (or are you not) fascinated by #sharks? Use the hastags #sharkweek #DSN and I’ll compile…View More Shark Week: What Is Your Fascination With Sharks?