A Dyer Island Conservation Study in Gansbaai Sheds Light on Great White Hunting Behavior When we think of great white hunting behaviors, the iconic image that comes to mind is that of a shark breaching from the water, a seal clamped helplessly in its jaws. Great whites represent the archetypal ambush hunter to many of us, suggests there may be more to their hunting techniques … Continue reading Iconic breaching is not the only way white sharks hunt for their prey
Gansbaai is one of three great white shark cage diving hotspots in the world and the only location with all year round shark activity. That was until January 2016. For the first time in the shark cage diving history of Gansbaai the white sharks mysteriously disappeared. For over a week the eight shark cage diving operators launched extensive search attempts in different parts of the … Continue reading Where did the Gansbaai sharks go?
The southern right whale, Eubalaena australis, is amongst the largest of the four baleen whales that come close inshore on the southern African coast: • Southern Right • Humpback Whale • Bryde’s Whale • Minke Whale They arrive along the South African coasts between May and June and their numbers peak during August, September and October. Right whales are easily distinguished from other whales by … Continue reading Southern Right Whales..gentle giants of the ocean