Wild Fact #47 – What’s My Name? – Angular Roughshark

Wild Fact #47 – What’s My Name? – Angular Roughshark

  Cool Facts About The Angular Roughshark Looking at the picture above, you can probably guess how the Angular Roughshark received their name – Yep, that’s right, it is a result of their pointed fins and head. These sharks are also known to covered with rough scales, which are called

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Wild Fact #75 – The Most Dangerous Shark – Bull Shark

Wild Fact #75 – The Most Dangerous Shark – Bull Shark

Cool Facts About The Bull Shark It is believed that the Bull Shark has the strongest bite among all shark species Other names for this strong biter include the Zambezi Shark, Zambi and Nicaragua Shark While sharks typically stick to saltwater environments, the Bull Shark has been known to wander

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Wild Fact #97 – These Fins Were Made For Walking – Epaulette Shark

Wild Fact #97 – These Fins Were Made For Walking – Epaulette Shark

Cool Things About The Epaulette Shark Another more common name for the Epaulette Shark, a member of the Long-tailed Carpet Shark family, is none other then The Walking Shark This may sound crazy but the Walking Shark is know for using their fins to “walk” along their coral reef home

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Wild Fact #328 – A Playful Attitude – Porbeagle Shark

Wild Fact #328 – A Playful Attitude – Porbeagle Shark

Yesterday, we had the opportunity to learn about the  Electric Catfish, today, we get to explore the ocean world looking for the amazing Porbeagle Shark. This particular shark is pretty easy to identify but you had better be quick since they just happen to be one of the fastest swimmers

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Wild Fact #340 – Angry Because It’s Monday? – Sharpnose Sevengill Shark

Wild Fact #340 – Angry Because It’s Monday? – Sharpnose Sevengill Shark

Lately we have been hanging out on solid ground, which is great, however, I think we need to take a quick trip to the ocean. While we are swimming around the tropical (or temperate) oceans around the world, keep an eye out for an interesting fish known as the Sharpnose

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Wild Fact #380 – Is This the Loch Ness Monster? – Frilled Shark

Wild Fact #380 – Is This the Loch Ness Monster? – Frilled Shark

Reports of Loch Ness Monster sightings are most likely going to increase after today’s Wild Fact. Yes, the Frilled Shark has often been referred to as a “Real Life Loch Ness Monster” or simply a “Sea Serpent” but the truth is, they are just a really old and odd looking

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Wild Fact #452 – Too Old For Movies – Bluntnose Sixgill Shark

Wild Fact #452 – Too Old For Movies – Bluntnose Sixgill Shark

After spending some time at the Fisheries and Oceans Canada office today, I have this weird desire to head to the water and write about a fish. At the same time, I don’t want to bore you, so I figured we should actually go to the ocean and track down

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Wild Fact #550 – The Surprise Factor – Goblin Shark

Wild Fact #550 – The Surprise Factor – Goblin Shark

As promised, this week of Wild Facts will have a theme since I am in the process of moving across the Country.  As a result, these facts have been pre-written and automatically posted.  This week’s theme has been done before but I find it so fascinating that I wanted to

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Wild Fact #616 – JAWS! – Great White Shark

Wild Fact #616 – JAWS! – Great White Shark

  The last Wild Fact of the week was suggested by one of our newest readers, Ryan, and let me tell you, he suggested a great animal.  Today we are heading to the chilly ocean waters to learn about the Great White Shark. This is an animal with many names

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Wild Fact #620 – COOOKIES! – Cookiecutter Shark

Wild Fact #620 – COOOKIES! – Cookiecutter Shark

Welcome to another round of Wild Facts.  I hope all of enjoyed your weekend and are now ready to get back to work.  Today’s Wild Fact was suggested by one of our readers, Hailey, who e-mailed me about the Cookiecutter Shark.  I am incredibly glad that she brought this animal

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Wild Fact #708 – The Nurse Will See You Now – Nurse Shark

Wild Fact #708 – The Nurse Will See You Now – Nurse Shark

It is the middle of the week and I can understand if some of you are sick of working and looking forward to the long weekend.  In order to help cure this sickness Wild Facts is going to introduce you to a nurse today.  I can afford to do this

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Wild Fact #726 – A Fisherman’s Best Friend? – Spiny Dogfish

Wild Fact #726 – A Fisherman’s Best Friend? – Spiny Dogfish

As I was swimming back up from the ocean floor yesterday, after observing the amazing Giant Isopod, I came across the Spiny Dogfish shark.  Since I was already in my scuba gear, I figured I would take a couple of minutes to study the shark and report back to you

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Wild Fact #826 – Nailed this Wild Fact – Hammerhead Shark

Wild Fact #826 – Nailed this Wild Fact – Hammerhead Shark

I trust everyone is having a great week and is ready for another beautiful spring weekend.  I had a great swim at the hotel pool the other day so I wanted to end the week with an animal that lives in the water.  What can I say, my mind works

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Wild Fact #935 – What a Big Mouth – Megamouth Shark

Wild Fact #935 – What a Big Mouth – Megamouth Shark

Let’s end the week of unusual Wild Facts where it all started.  Of course I am talking about heading back to the sea.  I am going to set up a scenario for you.  You are on vacation in the Phillipines and it is a gorgeous day out, I am talking

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