All about sharks

Tiger shark

Tiger shark

The annual “Shark Week” on cable network Discovery Channel is back with a week-long line up of exciting shows.

The special series, which premiered on June 27 started off with Isle of Jaws, which followed Emmy award-winning cinematographer, Andy Casagrande and his team through his discovery of male great white sharks off an uncharted island.

Wrath of a Great White Serial Killer will air today at 8 p.m. Shark experts hope to find an explanation behind the migration of great white sharks to the far north, specifically the Pacific Northwest. This will be followed by Sharks vs. Dolphins: Face Off at 9 p.m. This show intends to bring to light the truth behind the relationship and behavior of sharks and dolphins toward each other.

Great white shark

Great white shark

Air Jaws: Night Stalker, which premiers June 30 at 8 p.m. is back with Chris Fallows for his 8th Air Jaws escapade, along with his team, for a night adventure with the sharks, discovering how they hunt at night in total darkness. It is narrated by Lena Headey from Game of Thrones. Catch Deadliest Shark as it airs on June 30 at 9 p.m. , and get a history lesson from Dr. Michael Domeier and Dr. Barry Bruce as they explore the supposed deadliest sharks in the world, the white tip sharks. Their very lives are in danger as they dive dangerous waters.

On July 1 at 8 p.m. , Nuclear Sharks premieres, showing the travels of Philippe Cousteau, the grandson of legendary underwater explorer and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau, and his wife, Ashlan, to Bikini Atoll. Exploring a once nuclear bombed marine environment, the team uncover reef sharks, which are supposedly non-migratory. Aside from this, the couple discovers illegal fishing activities affecting the sharks and their well-being.

Lastly, Jungle Shark premieres July 1 at 9 p.m. In this show, viewers can see bull sharks in a different light, rather, in different waters. Dr. Craig O’Connell and Andy Casagrande figure out why baby bull sharks swim up to the Serena River and how they deal with the crocodiles in that habitat.


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