26 Jun '11, 9pm

Shark Jumps Over Surfer

Shark Jumps Over Surfer

A spinner shark in Florida jumped over a surfer and it was caught on video. If you look closely, it appears the shark jumps over the back of the surfboard, and surfer whips his head around to see what just went flying over. (In 2009, a video was recorded in Florida of a spinner shark jumping near a surfer , but not directly over.) Spinner sharks were named for their spinning motion when they jump out of water. According to the Florida Museum of Natural History , they have never killed a human. The species is listed as Near Threatened due to human activity such as fishing. These sharks spin as part of their feeding strategy. They swim swiftly up in a vertical position to swallow their prey while they spin. Often their momentum causes them to exit the water. They eat tenpounders, sardines, herring, anchovies, sea catfish, lizardfish, mullets, bluefish, tunas, bonito, croaker...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/shark-jumps-over-surfer....

Tweets

Viral Video: Shark Jumps Over Surfer

Viral Video: Shark Jumps Over Surfer

ecorazzi.com 28 Jun '11, 12am

We all remember the old nursery school rhyme: “Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the shark jumped over the surfer...

Honduras protects sharks in all its waters ~ @mongabay

Honduras protects sharks in all its waters ~ @m...

news.mongabay.com 26 Jun '11, 9pm

Honduras protects sharks in all its waters Jeremy Hance mongabay.com June 26, 2011 The Honduran island of Roatan. Photo by...

Green: Honduras Creates a Shark Sanctuary

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jun '11, 3pm

Shawn Jackson A pair of Caribbean reef sharks off the Honduran coast. In a sign that the global movement to protect sharks...

Leonardo DiCaprio Pens Letter to State Senate to Ban Sale of Shark Fins

Leonardo DiCaprio Pens Letter to State Senate t...

ecorazzi.com 27 Jun '11, 8pm

“The International Union for the Conservation of Nature has concluded that a third of shark species are now threatened wit...

Honduras creates a shark sanctuary!

projectaware.org 24 Jun '11, 10pm

In a sign that the global movement to protect sharks is picking up steam, Honduras is declaring its waters to be a permane...

Red Pepper Hummus | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 9pm

The key to this recipe is blending the ingredients for at least five minutes, which will create a creamy and wonderful tex...

Honduras Creates a Shark Sanctuary

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jun '11, 12pm

Shawn Jackson A pair of Caribbean reef sharks off the Honduran coast. In a sign that the global movement to protect sharks...

Surfing for Health | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: While surfing the web or TV channels can be fun, grabbing a s...

Surfing for Health | Care2 Healthy & Green Livi...

care2.com 23 Jun '11, 8pm

Mention the word surfing to many people, and they’ll assume you’re talking about vegging out with a TV remote control or o...

The Anti-Plastic Fantastic Episode | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

The Anti-Plastic Fantastic Episode | Care2 Heal...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 9pm

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! How do you interact with plastic...

Honduras Creates a Shark Sanctuary - NYTimes.com

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jun '11, 12pm

Shawn Jackson A pair of Caribbean reef sharks off the Honduran coast. In a sign that the global movement to protect sharks...

Shark Fishing Banned in the Bahamas

Shark Fishing Banned in the Bahamas

care2.com 07 Jul '11, 2pm

An amendment to an important fisheries law was made recently to ban all commercial shark fishing in the Bahamas. Sharks in...

Weird Cure for Anxiety & Jet Lag | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Weird Cure for Anxiety & Jet Lag | Care2 Health...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 4pm

More than a display case to show off your favorite pair of chandelier earrings , your ear lobe, and the many crevices that...

Honduras Creates Permanent Shark Sanctuary Covering 92664 Miles!

Honduras Creates Permanent Shark Sanctuary Cove...

treehugger.com 24 Jun '11, 6pm

The news comes just a few months after Indonesia set aside 17,760 square miles around the island of Raja Ampat as a shark ...

Girl Discovers The Importance Of Eating Organic | Care2 Healthy

Girl Discovers The Importance Of Eating Organic...

care2.com 26 Jun '11, 4pm

A young girl named Elise, made a remarkable discovery during a simple science experiment. She wanted to see how long it wo...

Coconut Candy Recipe (with Video) | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Try this simple and delicious recipe for cocon...

Coconut Candy Recipe (with Video) | Care2 Healt...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 5pm

was once considered a detrimental food for the heart due to the saturated fat content, but it is now known to contain fat ...