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SharkFest Kicks Off Tonight on Nat Geo WILD

Across the world’s oceans, there are over four hundred distinct species of sharks. We only know a handful of these—the Great White, the Hammerhead, the Tiger—as the strange but familiar marine monsters that have come to haunt the human imagination. The rest have long escaped the attention of human onlookers while remaining crucial members of…

Shark Tagging and Celebrations on Aloha Vet

Dr. Scott Sims, Veterinarian on Kauai, is well versed in working with all types of animals and no matter the circumstances, will help any animal in need. He works tirelessly, on call 24/7, should an emergency arise, which it does more often than not. From emergency surgeries to late night visits, it seems as if…

A Jaw-some Q&A With Monster Fish’s Zeb Hogan

The season finale of Monster Fish was shark themed last night, which makes sense being that it’s SharkFest and all.  And since it’s the sharkiest time of the year, the host of Monster Fish, Zeb Hogan, took to Facebook after the finale to answer everyone’s fin-tastic questions about the ocean’s most feared and revered predators.…

Q&A With Monster Fish’s Zeb Hogan

Last night, Monster Fish’s Zeb Hogan connected with fans on Facebook and wasn’t… koi, about answering viewers’ questions. Zeb is an aquatic ecologist who travels across the globe to find and save critically endangered freshwater fish and the livelihood of people who share their habitats. Here are some highlights from his first ever Q&A session! Q: When did you…

The Fish Tank Kings Are Back!

This isn’t your dentist’s fish tank. Fish Tank Kings returns on April 28 to follow one-of-a-kind fish tank craftsmen Living Color, who build ocean masterpieces from custom Caribbean reefs to live coral aquariums. From their warehouse in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the tank artists of Living Color take pride in their work, building their creations with the…

Which Crazy Animal Job Is Right For You? Take The Quiz

Jobs That Bite host Jeremy Brandt travels the country in search of the wildest animal jobs. On tonight’s adventure, he works triple duty as a bee rescuer, camel milker and python primper. But which ones could you handle? Uncover your perfect animal dream job with this interactive quiz, featuring fun questions that determine where you fit in the animal jobs…

Living Treasure

Francis and Jose butt heads on a major project, creating the perfect living aquascape for a raffle at a local fish dealer, Allfish. Nearing the project deadline, facing their toughest challenge yet, Jose and Francis come together to complete a true piece of art for the Allfish raffle. When Fish Tank Kings get a call…

Wicked Tuna Round Up and Shark Attack Tips

It’s week five for the fishermen in Gloucester, Massachusetts and a new challenge has presented itself: the great white shark! On this season of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, a single Bluefin can be worth up to $20,000…making it hard for any of the captains to stay out of the water. Let’s check to see how…

Fish Tank Kings: Pimp My Tank

Mat meets up with Allan Marshall who runs biological operations at the Florida Aquarium.  Allan wants a fresh take on an old exhibit and is interested in showcasing rarely seen deep sea fish. Mat knows of a submarine in the Caribbean and gets Allan excited for the unique adventure.  Additionally, Mat has promised a repeat…

Shark Men: What’s in the Chum?

Want sharks? Better serve chum. One of the most effective ways to draw sharks in for capture and research is chumming. Cage diving tours, researchers and fishermen use a bloody mixture of fish products dropped into the water to draw sharks in for catching and viewing. Chum is one of the most important tools on…