Dear Shark Man, do sharks fart? – Southern Fried Science

Welcome to  Dear Shark Man, an advice column inspired by a ridiculous e-mail I received. You can send your questions to me via twitter (@WhySharksMatter) or e-mail (WhySharksMatter at gmail). Dear …

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Megalodon Ancestor: Fossil Teeth Link Beast to Earth’s Largest Shark – Live Science

The newly identified Bryant Shark, which swam during the dinosaur age, is likely an ancestor of megalodon, the largest shark that ever lived.

Source : Megalodon Ancestor: Fossil Teeth Link Beast to Earth’s Largest Shark

How shark spotting can help reduce attacks. A Cape Town case study – The Conversation

Interactions between sharks and humans happen in a variety of places. That means reducing conflict needs different interventions.

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Glow in the dark sharks: new species discovered in Hawaii – and it glows – The Guardian

Light emitted by a new species of lanternshark, Etmopterus lailae, is camouflage and helps them to hunt, communicate and find partners. But how does it work?

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Shark nets create false sense of safety and should be phased out, inquiry finds – The Guardian

Upper house committee says nets damage other marine wildlife and recommends replacement of lethal drum lines

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Stress test: New study finds seals are stressed-out by sharks – phys.org

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Scientists track sharks picking DNA fragments from the sea – phys.org

Marine ecologists have shown that traces of DNA in the sea can be used to monitor shark populations.

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Vegetarian sharks, non-lethal research, and friggin’ laser beams: Dear Shark Man, Volume 4

Welcome to Volume #4 of Dear Shark Man, an advice column inspired by a ridiculous e-mail I received. You can send your questions to me via twitter (@WhySharksMatter) or e-mail (WhySharksMatter at g…

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Ever Seen a Shark Walk? Tiny Animals Amaze on PBS – Live Science

A new PBS documentary highlights the amazing abilities of very small organisms.

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Yes, the frilled shark is really freaky. But there are other ‘living fossils’ that are just as weird. – popular science

A short tour of the strange sharks chilling at the bottom of the ocean.

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