The latest news on sharks. While attacks by animals are rare, when it does happen, it's news. With the rise of social media, more and more events like attacks and encounters with animals are documented and almost immediately go viral. When that happens, Newsweek is there to cover it.
Cameron Robbins video with possible shark in water viewed 10m times
The area where Cameron Robbins jumped off the cruise ship was described as a shark-infested location by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force.
Great white sharks filmed feasting on dolphin over Memorial Day weekend
Footage shows a flurry of shark fins surrounding a dolphin as they tear it apart.
Great white shark lurks off New Jersey coast
The shark, named Penny, was tagged by OCEARCH after making her way north from Carolina waters in recent weeks.
Mysterious Megalodon shark tooth necklace found at Titanic wreck
The necklace was discovered during an underwater scanning project that snapped 700,000 images of the Titanic wreck using submarines.
Great whites gather after famous Ironbound appears off South Carolina coast
The sharks belong to a population of Atlantic great whites that spend the winters in the south, then migrate along the East Coast to Canada.
Famous great white shark Ironbound spotted off U.S. coast again
The huge shark, which measures 12 foot, 4 inches, and weighs 1,189 pounds, was tracked swimming off the coast of South Carolina.
Huge fish spotted "impersonating a shark" near California
Mola mola are "unique-looking" creatures that weigh more than 2,000 pounds on average, making this species one of the world's heaviest bony fish.
Half of missing fisherman's body found after being eaten by sharks
Rescuers initially thought it was a bird on the water, but when they got close that they realized it was a human corpse.
Man captures video of shark attacking his kayak
"Tiger shark rammed me!" the kayak fisherman can be heard saying in the video after the shark lunged at him off the coast of Hawaii.
Huge great white shark Ironbound pinged off Georgia coast
Ironbound the great white shark was tagged by marine researchers at OCEARCH in 2019, and has swum over 15,000 miles in the four years since.
Shark weighing 1,000 pounds caught by Texas fishermen: "It was a battle"
"It was a battle back and forth for almost an hour and 30 minutes," one of the fishermen said, adding the duo finally got "to see the true size of the monster."
Man survives shark attack in Florida after it "smacked him from behind"
Ethan Wilder, 22, was airlifted to hospital to undergo emergency surgery but told Newsweek "I'm feeling pretty good now."
Leopard shark spotted in California lake
These sharks are usually harmless to humans, with only one attack on humans having ever been recorded.
Hawaii sees tiger shark numbers increase after spate of attacks
Residents have reported spotting more sharks close to shore over the past few days.
Sydney shark attack now deemed to have been "provoked"
Victim Simon Nellist was not at fault for the incident—rather, the shark was drawn to the area where he was swimming by fishing activity.
Mystery solved after hammerhead shark and 40 pups found dead
Scientists have determined that the animal could have died from stress after being caught in a fishing net.
Dead hammerhead pregnant with 40 shark pups washes up on beach
It is not clear how the shark died, but researchers said its carcass was in good condition.
Woman finds enormous tooth of prehistoric megalodon ancestor
"I thought right away that it looked similar to a shark's tooth, but was confused because it was quite a large size," Rachel Shill Cook told Newsweek.
Shark attack survivor punched predator as water turned red
Mike Morita, 58, had his right foot amputated after a tiger shark bit down on it while he was surfing.
Diver shares how to escape a hungry shark with your bare hands: "Fearless"
The video shows why you should never splash and thrash about when you see a shark approaching.
Gigantic shark Ironbound tracked off Bahamas
The great white shark measures 12 feet, 4 inches long and weighs 1,189 pounds.
Man loses foot after Hawaii shark attack
The surfer was rushed to hospital after an 8-foot tiger shark bit him, in what was the fourth shark attack in Hawaii this year.
Watch baby shark "twerking" in egg case in mesmerizing video
"That's Sharkira!" wrote one user. "I'll let myself out now." Zoologist Alessia Lavigne told Newsweek how her very popular videos educate people about nature.
Great white sharks are gathering off North Carolina
Three great white sharks have been tracked near North Carolina, just as spring breakers are expected to take to the beaches,
Chilling moment shark enters "hunt mode" as she smells diver in ocean
The tiger shark's eyes change from dark to white as she catches a whiff of her potential prey.
Shocking moment man catches 6.5 ft bull shark at tourist hotspot
"Bare foot, sporting a mullet and in front of the opera house, can you get any more Aussie," said one TikToker of a man who reeled in a shark in Sydney Harbour.
Rottweiler finds himself a baby shark to carry during beach walk: "A treat"
"That's the most Rottweiler thing a Rottweiler could do," read one comment online.
"Once-in-a-lifetime" shark beheaded after washing up on U.K. beach
The shark is thought to be a smalltooth sand tiger shark, a rare and vulnerable species usually only found in warmer waters.
Hawaii man wrestles out of shark attack and makes it onto nearby boat
The man's left hand and the back of his left leg were injured before he managed to escape.
See first baby shark of hundreds released in bid to save endangered species
An ambitious international reintroduction project hopes to release 500 zebra sharks in an area where they have all but disappeared.