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... eater" as well as an evil mastermind. In reality, humans are not the preferred prey of the Great Whites however, of all shark species, this shark is, by far, responsible for the largest number of fatal unprovoked attacks on humans (although the total number of shark fatalities annually are only 20 and there is also evidence to suggest that the bull and tiger sharks are more aggressive to humans although the fatalities are fewer). So how did I convince pigeon-traumatized DH ...
... to get closer as we had to breakfast early to catch the 9 a.m. Whale watch cruise ( and that was not the first cruise of the day!). A 30 minute boat ride took us across the bay to a quieter part where we were able to see several mum and toddlers loafing about in the water. Few demonstrations of breaching or slapping tails but magnificent none the less to see these 40 ton mammals close up. Weather much calmer and ...
... nowadays how they actually mate
- A death shark’s worth... about 2,000$ max.
- A living shark’s worth... about 2,000,000$ of ecotourism (funny and true and good!)
- 5-10 kills from sharks a year all ...
... would have if there were any whales nearly touching the rocks (as they apparently do sometimes as you have your coffee)
That night Kevin went down with a bug and didn't move from his bed all the next day BUT
was extremely upset when I came home and told him that he missed a pod of 14 whales go through. I think he would have got off his deathbed for that!!!!!
... sea level, so I’m ready.
Our Great White Shark Tours guide picks us up at 7:30 a.m. and we drive two hours to Gansbaai. During our transport to the dock, we watch the sunrise over the mountains on our left side and the coast line on the right side. Again, the scenery was breathtaking but we still had nerves about what we were about to get ourselves into.
Upon arrival, we were treated to breakfast, received our ...