10 Most Amazing Shark Stories and Videos


Each year, millions of viewers tune in to The Discovery Channel for what has become a tradition for many and a terror for others: Shark Week. This week-long tribute to the ocean’s toothiest and, to some, scariest creatures features stories that will leave shark enthusiasts on the edge of their seats and others running for cover. In honor of shark week, Field and Stream compiled 10 great shark stories and videos.

The Discovery Channel has lots of cool shark documentaries and specials on the docket for their annual salute to the apex predators of the deep. Well, we haven’t written about any extinct sharks big enough to swallow a whale. And don’t worry, they really are extinct—but these are the 10 best, and true, shark-related articles, blogs, and videos featured on Field & Stream in the past two years.

Photo: Stever Garner, Creative Commons

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Shannon Rikard
Shannon Rikard is a freelance writer and photographer with a passion for conservation and wedding and portrait photography. The Archery Trade Association and National Wild Turkey Federation have published her work. A self-professed word geek, she enjoys Wheel of Fortune, crossword puzzles, and finding a dynamite synonym to illustrate any point. After starting her career in public relations with a national conservation organization, she ventured out on her own with Copper Door Studios.