A group of environmentalists have petitioned the federal government to put West Coast Great White Sharks as an endangered species. From an L.A 다운로드. Times article:
The northeastern Pacific Ocean population of great whites is genetically distinct and in danger of extinction, according to the petition 에스라인 다운로드. Researchers have estimated that there are about 340 individuals in the group that are mature or nearly so.
“There could be fewer than 100 breeding females left,” said Geoff Shester, the California program director of Oceana, an international group focused on protecting the world’s oceans 토 도우 영상 다운로드.
Wow, just a few hundred of these guys out there. Even though the ocean is a huge place, that small number would probably still inspire enormous fear in people, despite the extreme rarity of shark attacks 오프라인 게임 다운로드.
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This week, several great white sharks were spotted off the coast of Chatham, Mass., and two more near Cape Cod were swimming just 30 feet from the shore 윈도우 8 1 다운로드. One of the sharks was measured at 12 to 15 feet.
The summer months induce a chain reaction for shark sightings: Warm ocean temperatures entice more gray seals to the New England shores, and with more seals come more sharks 다운로드.
The sharks have been paying more attention to New England the past few years because of the larger concentrations of gray seals, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries Researcher Greg Skomal said 다운로드. The gray seal population off Cape Cod has grown from 10,000 to over 300,000 ever since environmental regulations were put in place to protect the seals 매드 게임즈 타이쿤.
The United States averages 16 shark attacks each year, with only one fatality every two years. According to the International Shark Attack File, you have a higher chance of being struck by lightning, which kills about 41 people a year 다운로드.
Zimmerman said there hasn’t been a confirmed shark attack in Massachusetts since 1936.
More on this – Great White Sharks Return to Massachusetts Shores
Continue reading As environmental regulations boost seal populations in New England – great whites return as well
Do these pictures make your heart beat fast?
Do you feel a terror?
Or, do you feel like getting a closer look 삼성 프린터 펌웨어 다운로드?
Like, it’s nothing more than a big fish?
For they are just that, and gentle as well, called Basking Sharks – they are 40-foot long docile giants 다운로드.
Take a look at their mouths to see how they feed, by filtering water.
They are twice as large as Great White Sharks 다운로드.
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