Did sharks abandon the waters off of Florida during Hurricane Ian? Experts talk about how hurricanes affect wildlife

Aftermath of Hurricane Ian — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Felix Mizioznikov Florida is known for its incredible wildlife, from the birds that fly high in the sky to the beasts that roam through the swamps and gorgeous beaches. However, Florida’s beauty sometimes gets brutally interrupted, just as it did last month when Hurricane Ian rammed into

Safety tips for beachgoers after recent shark attacks in Florida

Woman swimming with shark swimming beneath her – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Willyam Bradberry People are growing concerned after multiple shark attacks have occurred across Florida. Recently, a teen survived a scary attack in North Florida on June 30, while a young woman was hospitalized after a recent attack while swimming in the Florida

Giant great white shark found just off Florida’s Indian River Lagoon

Great White Shark – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Martin Prochazkacz A monstrous great white shark, also known as Breton, has been found just off of Florida’s Indian River lagoon system. On June 6, a tracker hosted by ocean research organization OCEARCH spotted Breton in Florida, not too far away from Port Saint Lucie at

11-foot hammerhead shark washes up on southern Florida beach

Hammerhead Shark — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Ken Keifer Much to beachgoers’ surprise, an impressive 11-foot hammerhead shark washed up on a beach in southern Florida. Pompano Beach visitors encountered the shark’s corpse on April 6, according to CNN affiliate WPLG. After moving the body away from curious onlookers, scientists from the American Shark Conservancy took

Volusia remains world shark bite capital as Florida attacks skyrocket in 2021

Shark Bite; Bull Shark In its Natural Habitat — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Carlos Grillo According to the annual update from the International Shark Attack File, Florida remains the shark bite capital of the world as numbers increased globally after three years of declines. The group released its annual report this month and found a total

Sharks take refuge in Florida canal as red tide outbreaks continue to strike Florida

Chasing Sharks – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Matt Reston Hundreds of coastal sharks have migrated to a Florida canal, taking refuge to escape the catastrophic effects of a toxic red tide outbreak that has already killed hundreds of tons of marine animals.  Buttonwood Harbor residents on Longboat Key have recorded strange footage of blacktip,

Florida: the Shark-Bite Capital of America, Volusia County reports highest bite cases in the U.S.

Surfing with sharks… Courtesy: Pixabay – Image by Elias Sch. from Pixabay Florida, home to warm weather, beautiful beaches, watersports, and the returning champion as the shark-bite capital in the U.S., according to the University of Florida’s annual International Shark Attack file report.  According to the report, Florida’s 16 unprovoked shark-bites in 2020 represented 48

Massive 2,000 pound Great White Shark ‘pinged’ off Florida coast

Courtesy: Image by mlproject from Pixabay Early Thursday morning, researchers observed a “ping” from a massive great white shark just off the coast of Florida, south of Miami. The 15 foot, 2,000 plus pound female great white was “pinged” at 5:46 a.m. near Key Largo Thursday. The shark, Unama’ki, is the second-largest great white shark