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A spotted gully shark in Struibaai.

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 5 March 2012

Spotted Gully Shark Encounter

written by Monique Fallows

Every summer Chris I aim to try and dive with this normally shy species of shark. They live in temperate waters and can be found in the kelp forests, shallow bays and off sandy beaches. They are endemic to Southern Africa but are cousins to the A...

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Stop shark finning!

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Neurotoxins In Shark Fins

written by Monique Fallows

Neurotoxins In Shark Fins: A Human Health Concern MIAMI (February 23, 2012) -- Sharks are among the most threatened of marine species worldwide due to unsustainable overfishing. Sharks are primarily killed for their fins alone, to fuel the gro...

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A Mako shark off Cape Point, Cape Town

Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 29 February 2012

February 2012 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Great White Sharks, Seal Island Some fantastic news from Seal Island is that our Great white sharks seem to have made a very early return. I almost feel nervous writing about the sharks arriving back at Seal Island, they are so finicky that if t...

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General NewsPosted on: Monday, 27 February 2012

Shark Week

written by Monique Fallows

When is Shark Week Discovery Channels Shark Week is a weeklong series of programs that focuses solely on, you guessed it, Sharks! If you are a shark fanatic you pretty much hole up and dont venture out the house during this week as you engross yo...

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Monique Fallows cage diving with a Great White shark around Seal Island, False Bay.

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 20 February 2012

My Best Shark Cage Diving Experience Ever!

written by Monique Fallows

Many tourists and wildlife fanatics visit Cape Town with their number 1 priority to go shark cage diving with one of the oceans most formidable predators, The Great White Shark. In fact tourism stats show that over 40,000 people participate in cag...

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Seal Island, False Bay, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 16 February 2012

Celebrating False Bay, Serengeti of the Sea

written by Chris Fallows

Intro In this next edition of six blogs we will be celebrating the magnificent marine wildlife that can be found in False Bay. The feature will highlight the mega predators of False Bay, their dependence on the bay and interconnectivity with othe...

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General NewsPosted on: Friday, 10 February 2012

Caught on Camera

written by Chris Fallows

Persuading large gamefish to take a lure or well presented bait can be difficult at times. Now try getting close enough to these turbo charged machines without hooking them to take a photograph and you will find that this becomes an even more chal...

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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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