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Paddleboarders Encounter Great White Sharks Off Huntington Beach

The sharks have become local celebrities, following their arrival earlier in the year with roughly 10 others.

Two paddleboarders have recorded their interactions with several young great white sharks off the coast of Huntington Beach, revealing how startlingly close they came to the juvenile predators. The video was uploaded to YouTube by Courtney Hemerick, and reportedly filmed on Friday off Seal Beach, according to KTLA. It depicts two men on stand-up paddleboards… Read more »

World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Has A Winner!

World's Ugliest Dog

The World’s Ugliest Dog has been crowned, and he’s not (as some expected) a Chinese Crested dog. Ten-year-old Quasi Modo is a run of the mill mutt with Pitbull and Dutch Shepherd ancestry. That heritage gave Quasi a competitive ugly edge when the world’s ugliest dogs gathered to contest a $1,500 prize, but his unusual… Read more »

Senior Blind Dog Abandoned With His Own Guide Dog — Both Need Home

Glenn and Buzz, Photo Courtesy Facebook

Two abandoned dogs really need each other — and they need a new home. Glenn the elderly Jack Russell terrier is completely blind. He was found abandoned in a sea tunnel in Hartlepool, Durham, with his seeing eye dog companion, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Buzz. The pair are inseparable, and they need a new… Read more »

Great White Shark Eats 40-Foot Whale, Circles Boat In Viral Video

great white shark

The great white shark in this now-viral video spends most of the time circling the cameraman’s boat. However, towards the end of the recording, it seems as if the shark finally discovers the floating body of a dead whale in the nearby area. Once the shark made that discovery, it seemed to leave the boat… Read more »

Great White Shark In Maine? Not So Fast, Researchers Say

Basking sharks and whale sharks can often be mistaken for great whites.

Authorities are investigating the presence of several sharks off the coast of a popular beach in Maine, after multiple sightings over the weekend led some observers to assert that the animals were great whites. The sharks were spotted multiple times, according to the Daily Mail, most notably just a mile from Moody Beach in Portland,… Read more »