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Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 30 November 2011

October & November 2011 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers October and November are normally our least sharky months of the year. The Great Whites would have departed Seal Island for the year and bane of our existence, The South East winds normally arrive. This wind is nearly always g...

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General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Shark Cage Diving, Gansbaai

written by Monique Fallows

I have had a bit of a shark drought since the Great white shark season ended at Seal Island in mid-September so when we had the opportunity to do some filming in Gansbaai I was really excited to see and cage dive with the great whites again. We h...

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General NewsPosted on: Friday, 28 October 2011

Are The Tides Turning For Sharks

written by Monique Fallows

There has been some negative news of sharks in the press of late so I thought it would be an opportune time to write about some very exciting and positive news that has happened for shark conservation in the last year. A number of shark sanctuari...

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General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 27 October 2011

Perth Shark “Shoot to Kill” Response

written by Monique Fallows

Many of us are horrified to hear about the shoot to kill order made by authorities in Western Australia after the recent shark attacks. Authorities may for the moment access any shark sighting and if they feel it is a threat to water users, they m...

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Chris Fallows kayaking with a Great White shark in Mossel Bay.

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Mindless Killers or Accommodating Predators?

written by Chris & Monique Fallows

Chris and Monique Fallows have gone to great lengths to portray sharks as magnificent super predators that are highly efficient at what they do and thankfully that we are not on their menu when it comes to being prey. Accidents unfortunately do ha...

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A Great White shark in Gansbaai.

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 13 October 2011

Summer Shark Cage Diving, Gansbaai

written by Monique Fallows

Chris I have just returned from a fantastic wildlife trip to The Pantanallocated inBrazil. Now that we are home we are really missing seeing the Great White Sharks. Their departure from Seal Island to the Summer inshore area has inspired me to wr...

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A Giant otter feeding.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 30 September 2011

The Pantanal, Brazil

written by Monique Fallows

Chris and I have for many years wanted to visit The Pantanal, the worlds largest inland wetland area. In the 1950s a road was partially built that would connect Brazil and Paraguay. It was never completed but this unfinished road now allows wildli...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Friday, 30 September 2011

September 2011 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers, Well, sadly I bring you news from the last sharky month at Seal Island for 2011. It has actually been a great end to the season with better than normal activity. I know you will all have heard the news about the recent shark ...

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ReviewsPosted on: Thursday, 15 September 2011

Testimonial

written by Eric & Grace

Dear Monique and Chris, Dear Poenes, It's hard to tellhow much we thank you foreverything we shared with you for a few days. From the peaceful mornings in Simons Town to thewonders ofthe powerful, yet so docile at times,Great Whites, we were so...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 31 August 2011

August 2011 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

August has been a great month for us at Seal Island. The shark activity has been good and we have had the most amazingly warm weather. Actually our English guests have yet again been wondering why they do not live here year round! Predatory Act...

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Apex offers the smallest group size (12) of any shark cage diving vessel in South Africa.