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Sharks

Myths and statistics about the oceans' most fearsome creature by David Johnson Read more Shark Facts Visit the Shark Hall of Fame Attack Statistics According to the International Sha…

Shark Facts

Fast Facts on Sharks How is a shark different from other kinds of fish? by Holly Hartman Sharks are fish. But how is a shark different from other kinds of fish? Most other fish have sk…

Shark Hall of Fame

The Shark Hall of Fame The biggest, smallest, scariest, coolest . . . by Holly Hartman Scariest Great White (Carcharodon carcharias) Made famous by the movie Jaws, the great white …

Jessie Arbogast

8-year-old Jessie Arbogast was swimming in the ocean near Pensacola, Florida on 6 July 2001 when a 200-pound bull shark bit off his right arm. Arbogast's uncle, Vance Flosenzier, wrestled the shark ou…

Angling (fishing)

The first known essay on sports fishing was written by Dame Juliana Berners of Great Britain in 1406. She described how to make a rod and fl…

Animal Senses

As humans, we get by with five senses: touch, taste, sight, smell, and hearing. They work well for us, but other animals have developed many other strange and wonderful ways to find their way aroun…

Dangerous Animals

Fascinating but Deadly Sharks, snakes, sea wasps, and blue-ringed octopuses by David Johnson Sharks Sharks are one of nature’s most perfect hunting machines. But despite pub…

Yao Ming

Yao Ming was drafted by the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2002, and later that year became only the third Chinese national ever to play in the NBA. Yao Ming was alrea…