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How can I learn more about sharks?

Asked by pplufthesun (607points) July 29th, 2008

What resources would you recommend that could help people learn about sharks? (Aside from shark week)

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AstroChuck's avatar

Watch Shark Week on Discovery Channel.
Going on right now!

AstroChuck's avatar

Oh, I see now. Aside from shark week. (Sometimes I don’t read so well.)
Might I recommend the library?

Knotmyday's avatar

swim more. just kidding.

Check out some of Dr.Eugenie Clark’s bibliography. Good stuff.

mrjadkins's avatar

Dive in!

Sorry, that was the educator in me speaking out.

A suggestion from me is to search the local marinas and museums along coastal areas to see what types of online resources they offer for studying sharks. You can watch a video or you can read about it online. But try to make a connection to someone in the field or watch a live webcam of a group of rehabilitating sharks. Connecting to a person in the field or check out a volunteer group as well to find out more from them. – Mote Marina in Sarasota, Florida. I visited this place years ago and they used to keep a live webcam running of their two rescued Manatees. Very cool place and a great start. Good luck.

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