The injured dolphin was spotted off the coast of South Carolina.
A number of the animals, characterized by their head shape, appeared to be just feet away from people in the water.
They likely take advantage "of all the new scavenging opportunities from dead animals that were churned up in the storm," study author Neil Hammerschlag says.
The discovery of the abandoned shark's head and innards prompted an investigation by the Department of Conservation in New Zealand.
A brave man determined to save an injured bird braved shark-infested waters in a viral rescue operation.
The boy and his family were vacationing on a South Carolina beach when the huge fossil was uncovered.
The basking shark is the second-largest fish in the ocean, which can grow up to 39 feet long and weigh six tons.
Populations of the apex predator are growing in California waters, a new study has indicated.
The Somniosus pacificus—one of the largest deep-sea sharks in the world—was filmed by marine researchers in Suruga Bay, Japan.
The fossil of an armored shark found on the World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast of Dorset, England is of a "news species," scientists named it Durnonovariaodus maiseyi. The extremely rare fossil is about 150 million years old.
A man has filmed a breathtaking video of great whites and dolphins swimming off the Pacific coast.
"This act is illegal on a number of accounts," non-profit organization White Shark Conservation Trust said.
Adrienne Wikso said she has been surfing most of her life, but never believed she would be battling for her life against a shark.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Service has issued notices for two individuals involved to appear in court "for taking a prohibited species of shark."
The shark, which had been captured and tagged by marine researchers earlier that day, seems to have been in the mood for revenge.
The fishermen can be seen throwing their nets out into the shallow waters mere feet away from the swirling predators.
A fossil of the ancient shark, now named Dracopristis hoffmanorum, was found in 2013 by a team of researchers.
Brook Toussaint, a 26-year-old veterinary student, was swimming with several others off the Caribbean island of St. Kitts on January 9 when a tiger shark went for her.
Two people, a teenage girl and a man, have been bitten by sharks within three miles of each other, though their injuries are not life-threatening.
The nine-year-old boy was hospitalized and underwent surgery to treat his wound.
A man faces a $5,000 fine for illegal possession with intent to sell after keeping seven sharks in an above-ground pool inside his home.
Finder Matthew Basak hopes to sell the tooth for $6,000 or more. Many are already on sale for thousands.
"It's a dramatic spike, but it's not yet cause for alarm," Gavin Naylor, director of the Florida Museum of Natural History's shark research program, cautioned.
A group of researchers had been hoping to attach a satellite tag to the shark to track its movement, but it managed to set itself free.
The picture shows a fin just outside a fence in a man's backyard, but some people think it may just be a hoax.
A 39-year-old swimmer managed to walk home despite suffering serious wounds from a shark attack that took place off Siesta Key in Florida.
The man was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he underwent surgery.
Megalodon was the largest shark ever to have lived, potentially growing up to around 60 feet in length.
The tiger shark responsible likely measured over 13 feet in length.
The last time Australia saw more shark attack deaths than this year was in 1929.