In a tactic known as 'spy hopping', the great white shark is also one of only a few sharks that regularly lift its head above the sea surface to sight their prey. It is believed that it enables them to smell better while hunting
Photographing great white sharks for 20 years gives Chris and Monique Fallows front row seats on the amazing behavior and secrets of formidable predators few people see. In this post they share ten of their favorite images of great whites and describe the electric moment when each was made, when conditions came together for a photographic capture of an awesome predator.
Orcas are crazy smart. They can hunt all sorts of animals from seals to sting rays. Though many people are scared of them, they have deep family bonds and have only harmed people when they are captive. More
Real-life mermaid swims with whales using very own fish tail - and holds breath for two minutes on deep sea dives Underwater swimmer Hannah Fraser has been fascinated with mermaids since she was three years old. Hannah, 36, an Australian who now lives in LA, made her first mermaid tail at the age of nine, after seeing the film Splash with Daryl Hannah. Now she works as a model, actress and performer, swimming with whales, dolphins, stingrays and even sharks.
Tropical Japan's coastline, Okinawa ~ Okinawa consists of 160 islands and it's known as one of the world's best diving destinations, having a number of coral species and marine lives as large as those in the Great Barrier Reef. (Over 400 types of corals, 5 types of sea turtles, manta rays, whale sharks, dugons and all kinds of tropical fish species all live around Okinawa.)