|Monday, January 23rd, 2006|
just for fun, for a few minutes
"Oh shit, she got me".
Heh, this community is not alive, but I still will post some dumb pictures... :)
Me & my friend, but looks loke it's two part of one person.
Sorry if off-top.
|Wednesday, September 7th, 2005|
|Thursday, August 25th, 2005|
|Wednesday, July 6th, 2005|
come join sharks_oh_my.
it's all about sharks and dinosaurs and other cool vicious animals.
you know you wanna.
sorry if this isn't allowed on this board, delete if you must.
|Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005|
Great White Shark Dies in Captivity
MONTEREY, Calif. - A great white shark mistakenly captured by fishermen died shortly after the Monterey Bay Aquarium transported it to an ocean holding pen.
Not an attack,but news.
The 5-foot, 60-pound shark was caught eight days ago off Huntington Beach before a 4 million gallon holding pen had been moved from storage in Mexico and set up in ocean waters off Malibu. Aquarium officials initially moved the female shark to a much smaller holding pool in San Pedro until the larger pen was ready.
The shark was finally moved to the ocean pen on Friday. It was found dead on Sunday.
"It seemed like a reasonable thing to do," said aquarium spokesman Ken Peterson. "Our husbandry staff had some comfort level." But he acknowledged that "something in transit took longer than it should have."
Researchers had not yet decided whether to tag and release the animal or move her north to the aquarium display. Another white shark that had been held for a record 198 days, drawing record visitors, was released back into the wild in March after growing too large and too aggressive.
The cause of death was under investigation. The animal had not eaten since her capture, but it was not clear whether that was caused by an injury, stress from her capture or an unknown medical condition. The results from a necropsy were not immediately available.
"The best indication is she just kind of ran out of gas from not having eaten," Peterson said.
The shark also had injured an eye, though it's not clear when or how that occurred.
"We didn't feel comfortable releasing it into the wild," Peterson said.
The death is not expected to affect the shark research program, though it does fuel debate over whether the aquarium should be trying to keep white sharks in captivity.
"These animals can't be kept long term, and short-term captivity compromises them," said Sean Van Sommeran, executive director of the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation in Santa Cruz.
But Chris Lowe, director of the California State University, Long Beach's SharkLab, which works with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, disagrees.
"We're just scratching the surface in terms of what we understand about these animals," he said. "We've learned more in the last four years than we did in the previous 50."
On the Net: Monterey Bay Aquarium: http://www.mbayaq.org/
|Thursday, December 16th, 2004|
|Monday, September 20th, 2004|
|Thursday, March 25th, 2004|
I got a ?
is there a JAWS 3D collecter edition? I got the first 2. I want the next one. Current Mood: optimistic
|Friday, February 20th, 2004|
|Monday, February 2nd, 2004|
when a shark attacks someone....why do they always blame it on the shark??? The people were stupid enough to be hanging out in the ocean. The shark had fair game. More people need to be eaten by sharks....as opposed to being shot on the streets, or getting in car accidents with drunk drivers. I know I'd rather go out, being food for a shark...being part of the food chain....then being wasted, or even getting old and dying in my sleep. just my thoughts.
|Sunday, February 1st, 2004|
What do yall thank you would do if you was to be face to face with a big "ManEater" type sharks in the open seas? Current Mood: tired
|Wednesday, January 28th, 2004|
Hi New here
I am a fan of all the shark movies and I love the Great White the most of all sharks. Glad to be here I am. Current Mood: excited
|Monday, August 4th, 2003|
|Tuesday, April 29th, 2003|
New sharky store
Hello fellow shark lovers, I wanted to let you all know that I have created a Cafepress.com
store which you may find interesting. Save Our Sharks
is my personal answer to the dearth of fun, cool, non-bloody shark related merchandise. Mostly I made this shop for me, and created a few shark related designs (the Celtic ones are my favourite), but I welcome any feedback or suggestions.
Sharkily yours... Current Mood: pleased
|Wednesday, August 21st, 2002|
Can anybody tell me what Discovery ch. showed on "Shark Week" (?)
I missed it and I would like to know what they showed.
|Sunday, May 19th, 2002|
as an affiliate of the blue man group street team, i would like to spread the word about the groups debut album, AUDIO. to preview the cd, go to blueman.com for more info.
|Saturday, May 11th, 2002|
|Friday, April 5th, 2002|
A great picture of my namesake, galeocerdo cuvier, the tiger shark!
|Thursday, April 4th, 2002|
Megalodon: The Movie
Greetings fellow shark lovers! :) Excuse me for barging in, but I miss talking about my favourite animals.
Also, I'm curious if any of you have heard about the new movie, Megalodon, yet? I just posted a bunch of info I found on the Web
in my own LJ, including the address to the trailer.
The movie doesn't look especially good - as a matter of fact the whole 'prehistoric creatures trapped in the seafloor' thing was already done in Deep Star Six, but I'm going to see it anyway, because I would rather see poorly done CGI sharks then none at all. Current Mood: Friendly