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Why do Great White Sharks move inshore?

By | February 24th, 2015|Interesting Articles|

Why do Great White Sharks move inshore? The Great White Sharks’ inshore movement starts to be seen as spring time arrives in Cape Town. As the sea temperatures begin to warm up False Bay, and the wind patterns start to change from a North Westerly to a South Easterly wind , the bay's see's an abundant of sea life coming in. Waters are  churned up by the SE wind, and with the increase of the water temperature it often results in  brown blooms of microscopic algae (Annaulus algae) turning the water brown very murky. The brown colour of the water can be seen from Muizenberg for several kilometres to the east along the False Bay Coastline  This is a natural phenomenon that occurs at certain times of the year and under certain seasonal and climatic condition. These conditions are perfect for little fish such as maasbankers, anchovies, mullet and sardines to [...]

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Media Make up

By | April 8th, 2014|Interesting Articles, Tour Happening's|

When there is no media stories around, the Media just add lib and make it up. Ok, so I have just read an article entitled ‘Brush with death! Great white shark tries to take a bite out of a group of divers – Divers have described their terror when a great white shark tried to EAT them’. And apologies for using an English expression, but it’s really got my back up. The media have obviously had a slow day in England (it’s from a British tabloid) and have decided to sensationalise the cage-diving industry. They know that shark attacks sell newspapers. And when one hasn’t happened? They just make it up, and put a photo of a great white with rolled back eyes, big teeth and red gums as decoration. For people that do not know about great white sharks or the cage-diving trips, such as the ones we at [...]

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Media Make up