Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks

When the tide gets really low in a secluded cove in La Jolla, California, the dorsal fins of leopard sharks loom menacing out of the water – sometimes, a hundred at a time. Despite knowing leopard sharks are harmless, the sight of their 8 feet long bodies darting through the shadows is still way too close for comfort. Learn about sharks, how they gained their popularity (and how they are not as menacing as they look) and how the U.S. is currently working to protect Pacific sharks and the Pacific Ocean.

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