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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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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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