The puffadder shyshark (Haploblepharus edwardsii), also known as the ‘happy eddie’, is an endemic catshark species residing in the temperate waters off the South African coastline. It is a benthic species commonly found on or near the bottom in sandy or rocky habitats...
The beautiful leopard catshark (Poroderma pantherinum) is also endemic to southern Africa and has been found as far east as Madagascar. Unlike the pyjama catshark, the leopards have a long barbel protruding from each nasal flap, which usually reach its mouth and are a...
You may recognise them from their David and Goliath-esque battle with an octopus on Blue Planet II a few years ago. This stunning shark can only be found in the waters of southern Africa and is a bottom-dwelling species that inhabits rocky reefs and kelp forests....
For far too long we have given in to the rhetoric crafted by Hollywood to create gripping movies and by journalists to sell stories. But the reality is that without sharks our lives would look much bleaker.
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