Does Megalodon still exist? Shark Week debunked

Sharks are really, really cool. They’ve been around about 400 million years. There’s over 400 species of them, and they even have the ability to detect electromagnetic fields in the water. All of which is why it’s so baffling that Discovery Channel’s Shark Week has so little biology in it. Recently, it’s become more like […]

Why no aquarium has a great white shark

There are some shark species that seem to do okay in aquariums. You’ll see a lot of nurse sharks, zebra sharks, some reef sharks and sand tiger sharks. But not the great white. For decades, aquariums have tried to contain the world’s largest predatory fish. Institutions like Marineland, SeaWorld and the Steinhart Aquarium repeatedly took […]