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NBC10 Boston has teamed up with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy to bring you a series that explores the world of sharks in New England.

NBC10 Boston has teamed up with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy to bring you a series that explores the world of sharks in New England.
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United States

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NBC10 Boston has teamed up with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy to bring you a series that explores the world of sharks in New England.

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@NBC10Boston

Language:

English

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6176315125


Episodes

How Sharks Like 'Mr. Frisky' Get Their Names

9/17/2019
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Nan-Sea? Cool Beans? Sharks in Cape Cod have been given a long list of unique names based on their looks, encounters and even memories of loved ones. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy's research scientist, Megan Winton, explains their process for identifying sharks and shares some very special stories from the oddest names.

Duration:00:30:03

Dr. Greg Skomal & The Media Feeding Frenzy

8/30/2019
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Dr. Greg Skomal is a shark biologist at the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries and the face of shark research in Cape Cod during shark season. We talked about his decades of research into ocean life, dealing with media feeding frenzies and raising a family. (Collaboration with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy)

Duration:00:24:44

Have You Ever Seen a Shark Jump?

8/22/2019
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Married couple Chris and Monique Fallows have been studying a special area in South Africa where sharks can often be seen jumping out of the water. For over 20 years, they have captured photos and data on this unique phenomenon. Hear why this breaching occurs so much in their area, and how sharks came into play for their first date.

Duration:00:19:54

Scoping Out Sharks With Wayne Davis

8/8/2019
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Wayne Davis is a pilot and photographer that currently flies around Cape Cod looking for great white sharks. His fish spotting skills are invaluable to shark research, and Wayne loves to see the ocean from his unique point of view. Hear some stories from a man who has been working over the ocean for decades.

Duration:00:27:24

Everybody Poops...Even Sharks

7/30/2019
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Shark skin may not be as rough as you think and shark poop can be quite shocking. Marianne Long is the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy's Education Director and she has some thoughts on shark conservation (and plenty shark facts at her disposal.)

Duration:00:18:52

Fitbits for Sharks?

7/24/2019
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We kick things off with a look into shark research with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy's research scientist Megan Winton. Hear how we could soon get a whole new perspective on sharks with exciting new technology.

Duration:00:17:18

Shark Tales: Diving Into The World of Sharks Off Cape Cod

7/16/2019
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Think you know everything about sharks off Cape Cod? See what NBC10 Boston and the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy have in store for you this summer.

Duration:00:00:48