Carina Suarez

Bull Sharks and Speartooth Sharks in the Land Down Under

Fish biologist Zeb Hogan is not after one, but two Monster Fish on tonight’s episode River Jaws.  He travels to the Land Down Under to track down both a bull shark and a speartooth shark.  This is no small task considering each of these species offers their own sizeable challenges.  The bull shark is incredibly…

SharkFest is Back Tonight with the Sharpest Predators Around

NatGeo WILD is devoting the next week to one of the most misunderstood animals on earth: sharks!  These amazing creatures deserve more than exaggerated scare tactics and bloody underwater scenes, so we are bringing fun facts about the giant jaws and their crucial roles in their environments.  The second annual SharkFest premieres tonight, Sunday August…

Hunting With Eagles: Joining in a Kazakh Tradition

Tonight on Survive the Tribe, Hazen Audel travels to Mongolia to take on the Altai Mountains with the Kazakh eagle hunters. Even though these mountains stretch a thousand miles across four countries in East Central Asia, the sprawling land is barren of life in the winter with temperatures plummeting to -40F at night and buffeting…

The Silver King: Tarpon Fish Fast Facts

Tonight on Monster Fish, Zeb Hogan is on the hunt for a massive tarpon in the Nicaraguan rainforest. Tarpon are incredible predators, known for their strength and acrobatic battles with fishermen. Although these creatures are native to the Pacific, there are legends of 300-pound giant tarpon living in the fresh waters of Lake Nicaragua.  …

The Huanorani Tribe: Rainforest Masters and Legendary Survivalists

In this era of smart technology and fast food, how many of us would be able to survive in the harshest, toughest environments in the world without any of modernity’s wonders?  Survival instructor and wilderness guide Hazen Audel is determined to find out how he stacks up against some of the most remote tribal communities…

Filming From a Great White Shark’s Perspective: The Revolutionary Tech Behind the Shot

Shark scientist Dr. Taylor Chapple and wildlife filmmaker and shark enthusiast Andy Casagrande are on a mission that could change the very basis of shark studies.  Tonight on Die Trying: Great White Ambush, a team of determined shark experts and engineers set out to get the video of a lifetime: a great white shark’s breach…

The Ultimate Monster Fish: The Frankenfish Snakehead

With a moniker like Frankenfish, it is not surprising that the eerie snakehead fish slithered its way up Zeb Hogan’s list of Monster Fish on tonight’s episode.  These fish originally come from Thailand, where they are a popular food due to their abundance, but their hunting grounds are no longer limited to just Southeast Asia. …

Free Solo Climber Alex Honnold on Life, Climbing, and Himself

Alex Honnold is a climbing prodigy, and now he is taking on the greatest challenge of his free solo career: climbing Yosemite’s Triple Crown in 24 hours. Mt. Watkins, The Nose, and The Regular Half Face of Half Dome make up almost 7000 feet of sheer cliff, not to mention the hiking that Alex will…

A Place of Light #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

The intermingling of tradition and the 21st century immediately capture the attention of the nearly 3.2 million visitors to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi each year. The columns pictured above are only a few of the 96 in the main prayer hall, but an impressive 1,000 equally brilliant columns surround the outer…

Monster Eel, Monster Shock?

Tonight on Monster Fish, host and fish biologist Zeb Hogan takes a trip to the Brazilian Amazon in search of powerful electric eels. He wants to determine once and for all if size matters. That is, whether a monster-size eel delivers a monster-size shock due to their size. A troop of local Amazonian fisherman help…