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U of Haifa gets grant to track shark movements in Mediterranean

Working with Turkish scientists, U of Haifa scientist will oversee 'shark tagging school' deploying tags to monitor shark distribution.

U of Haifa gets grant to track shark movements in Mediterranean

Watch: Sharks filmed from above ignoring humans in the water

An Australian photographer films sharks and other sea life, in an effort to assuage people's fears of this predatory 'monster'.

Watch: Sharks filmed from above ignoring humans in the water

Why were prehistoric shark teeth found in City of David?

Teeth belonging to sharks which swam in the time of the dinosaurs were collected by an unknown person in First Temple-period Jerusalem.

Why were prehistoric shark teeth found in City of David?

'Right out of Jaws' - Sharks circle bathers in Florida

Watch a swarm of sharks circling a group of swimmers at a busy Florida beach.

'Right out of Jaws' - Sharks circle bathers in Florida

Watch: Drone films Great White underneath swimming children

New drone images from the waters off LA beaches indicate an increasing number of Great Whites swimming among people.

Watch: Drone films Great White underneath swimming children

Sharks spotted at Israel's beaches: 'Stay out of the water'

As temperatures skyrocket in Israel, and Mediterranean sharks flock to shallow waters, experts advise staying away from the creatures.

Sharks spotted at Israel's beaches: 'Stay out of the water'

From Hadera to Ashdod: the commutes of Israel’s sharks

Honoring Shark Week, U of Haifa marine ecologist describes how sharks migrate from human-altered habitats along the Israeli coast.

From Hadera to Ashdod: the commutes of Israel’s sharks

Israel’s coasts become haven for Mediterranean sharks

Dozens of sandbar sharks spotted of the Ashdod coast recently, months after multiple sharks were spotted off Hadera coast.

Israel’s coasts become haven for Mediterranean sharks

Nahariya beachgoers treated to rare sight

Nature and Parks Authority removes body of dead shark, warns people not to approach the species.

Nahariya beachgoers treated to rare sight

'Another centimeter and he'd be dead'

Few answers after Israeli shot in the face with shark harpoon, miraculously survives attack. 'Another centimeter in and he'd be dead.'

'Another centimeter and he'd be dead'

Sharks spotted - in Jerusalem?

Police uncover sharks smuggled into Old City of Jerusalem after spotting suspicious tail sticking out of box.

Sharks spotted - in Jerusalem?