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A pod of Orca's in False Bay, Cape Town.

Shark BytesPosted on: Thursday, 31 May 2012

May 2012 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers! It certainly has been a different May both for the good and the bad. May is historically one of our peak months for Great White Sharks at Seal Island and one of the months that we record the highest numbers of sharks around t...

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An orca breaching into a pod of common dolphins in False Bay, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 27 May 2012

Orca Sightings

written by Monique Fallows

You may all remember me writing in April last year about how we were on the lookout for Orcas in False Bay. In April 2009 and 2010 we had the very good fortune to see a number of pods in False Bay and as such we were really hoping to pick up on th...

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ReviewsPosted on: Sunday, 13 May 2012

Testimonial

written by Will

Chris and Monique, My name is Will and a few months ago I came down for the World Cup and did one of the tours with Chris. I would just like to say that I am just about to start my studies in College and that I chose to study Marine Biology. Af...

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A pony who became a race horse in Kenilworth, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Friday, 11 May 2012

The Pony Who Became a Race Horse

written by Monique Fallows

This is not a shark related blog but since we have so many nature wildlife enthusiasts that follow us I felt I had to share this enormously heart-warming story I come from a family of animal lovers so of course when I met with my cousin Tony rec...

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An orca in False Bay, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Orca Sighting

written by Chris Fallows

At 10h45 we located roughly 500 common dolphin 1NM NW of Seal Island heading in a NW direction. Earlier en route to Seal Island we located a small splinter group of roughly 15 common dolphin 5 NM W of SI. These dolphins were not at all interested ...

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An orca in False Bay, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Saturday, 5 May 2012

Orca Sightings

written by Chris Fallows

This was our 4th encounter in False Bay with the group of 4 since 2009 (now known to us as A pod) that includes two very noticeable individuals, Mannemerak, the friendly female orca ( often bow rides or stern rides) with the bulbous hump on her do...

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A great white shark breaching at Seal Island, False Bay

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Shark Images

written by Monique Fallows

Chris did not start out to be a shark or wildlife photographer. Rather his passion comes first from spending time with nature. Of course being one of the first people to document Great White sharks breaching gave way to the opportunity of also cap...

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An orca stranding itself to hunt seals in Punte Norte, Peninsula Valdes

Trip ReportsPosted on: Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Orca's of Punte Norte, Peninsula Valdes

written by Monique Fallows

In terms of spectacular wildlife events I am sure for many of you a number of instances instantly come to mind. In my case Orcas stranding themselves in order to hunt sea lion pups is right up there, even though I did not know much about it. Durin...

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ReviewsPosted on: Sunday, 1 April 2012

Testimonial

written by Maria Clark

Dear Mr. Fallows, My name is Maria Clark. My son, Connor, sent you a letter requesting an autographed picture as part of an assignment for his 5th grade writing class. He received your poster and letter a couple of weeks ago and I just wanted t...

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A great white shark caught in nets off Fish Hoek beach, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 11 March 2012

Great White Killed in Fishing Nets off Fish Hoek

written by Monique Fallows

We just received tragic news that a very large 4.3 meter (14 foot) female Great white shark was caught and drowned in a whelk fishing net off Fish Hoek beach today. There has been a fishing licence issued for whelk that allows the fishermen to use...

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