The old adage goes “sharks keep moving” and scientists thus far have found that to be very true in the aquatic hunters. If a shark stops swimming, it could sink to the bottom of the ocean, where the pressure and thinner levels of oxygen in the water would suffocate it. But this robot submarine expedition caught this great white lazily drifting with the shoreline, allowing the current to filter through her open mouth, and thus her gills, providing her with oxygen, and essentially napping, something no one has seen before now.
While on location in Indonesia, filming deadly reptiles in the wild for the BBC’s second entry into its Planet Earth series, cameraman Mark MacEwen discovered one of the beasts he had just captured on video had holed itself up in his bathroom. Not wanting to risk his own injury or worse at the jaws of […]