Over the years, sharks have gotten a bad rap as bloodthirsty man-eaters. We challenge you to take a second look at these magnificent creatures and to fight fear with facts. Here are five reasons to re-think the shark—even the great white, a species that has starred in our horror movies and collective nightmares for decades. It’s time for us to embrace the fact that there’s far more to sharks than their bite.
1. Respect Your Elders
2. The Tables are Turned
3. Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself
4. Risky Behavior
5. King of the Food Chain
Dr. Mahmood Shivji explains how shark DNA is used as evidence to prosecute shark fin...