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General NewsPosted on: Friday, 10 February 2012

Seal Island, False Bay, a Predators Paradise

written by Chris Fallows

PART ONE Despite Seal Island False Bay being little more than 30 minutes drive from Cape Town, South Africas 3rd largest city, one of the worlds great wildlife phenomena had remained a secret up until 1997. On the 22nd August 1997 from the van...

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General NewsPosted on: Friday, 10 February 2012

Under the Cloak of Darkness

written by Chris Fallows

The fact that Peter Bencheley purposefully chose to further heighten our fear of the Great white Shark by choosing night time as the scene for the opening attack and setting the trend for the rest of the book is significant. To the uneducated the...

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A cheetah running in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Trip to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve

written by Monique Fallows

The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) in Botswana spans 55,000 square kilometres and is the second largest wildlife reserve in Africa. It is one of the most remote places in Africa and when visiting here one needs to bring all fuel, water and f...

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A Blue shark off Cape Point, Cape Town

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 31 January 2012

January 2012 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

I dont have too much sharky news to report as Chris I have just been on a fantastic 3 week trip to The Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana. We have done a number of Mako and Blue Shark trips but the highlight definitely has to be a helicop...

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Shark BytesPosted on: Saturday, 31 December 2011

December 2011 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

I can hardly believe that 2012 is already here and I hope that you all had a great New Year! We always look forward to our Pelagic Trips in December. The warm Agulhas Current normally pushes really close to Cape Point and can sometimes give us th...

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A Blue shark off Cape Point, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 12 December 2011

Pelagic Shark Trip

written by Monique Fallows

The weather report promised great conditions off Cape Point so we were really excited to head off on one of Apex's pelagic tripsinto the marine life rich Agulhas Current yesterday. The water was 17 degrees Celsius at Cape Point and at about 25 mil...

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