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Sharks are not as deadly as you might think. Of 118 reported shark attacks around the globe last year, 17 resulted in death (about 15%). Contrary to p

A researcher has found that historical estimates of some of the largest ocean creatures are not correct.

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12 Animals You're Glad Are Extinct

Megalodon grew up to 50 feet long. Why you’re glad they’re extinct: Their teeth were the size of an average human hand. *shudder* Despite t...

Giant Shark filmed off Japan - "When trying to ascertain its size, researchers took into account the dimensions of the bait container, as well as the length of other sharks that can be seen in the footage before the monster shows up, which were judged to be around 2 meters (6.5 feet) long. Using these as size comparisons, the mystery shark was estimated as being at least 30 feet long, with more exaggerated estimations putting it at more like 50 or 60 feet long."

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Pictures: Best Wild Animal Photos of 2011 Announced

'The sea is heavy as oil. Giant creatures pass, dragging the sea into shock waves. Some people know because it gives them headaches. The creatures are rarely seen except in green flashes of phosphorescence, which are talked about for days.' http://www.amazon.com/My-Memories-Future-Life-ebook/dp/B005O6D97Q/

amazing shark images | ... The Great White is grey in colour on the top, and white underneath

The mouth of a basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second-largest living fish, after the whale shark, and one of three plankton-eating sharks besides the whale shark and megamouth shark.