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Shark Week: The Podcast

English, Marine science, 1 seasons, 59 episodes, 1 day 12 hours 38 minutes
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Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the top experts behind Shark Week, getting a behind-the-scenes take on their adventures and shark research. You'll hear about close calls with Great Whites, dangerous deep sea dives, and all about the amazing shark discoveries and conservation happening today.  Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.* *discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers.  
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S4 Ep.14: What is the Status of Sharks in our Oceans? – Shawn Heinrichs

In this season’s final episode, Luke welcomes Emmy-winning filmmaker and conservationist Shawn Heinrichs to discuss the state of sharks in the ocean. They go over how both legal and illegal fishing operations are decimating the ocean’s wildlife, what it’s like to have a hit put out on you for exposing criminal enterprises to the world, and whether or not NOAA’s data on “sustainable” fishing can really be trusted.&nbsp;Luke Tipple on YouTube and Instagram&nbsp;&nbsp;Shawn Heinrichs on Instagram&nbsp;Shark Week on Twitter and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/sharkweek/" rel="noop
18/09/202340 minutes 23 seconds
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S4 Ep.13: Why is Tagging Baby Great White Sharks So Important? – Dr Riley Elliott

Luke Tipple speaks with Dr. Riley Elliott, a marine biologist from New Zealand who recently tagged baby great white sharks, which are rarely seen in the wild. They talk about how climate change is affecting shark pupping grounds, why fishers are wrong to think there are “too many sharks,” and about Dr. Elliott’s Great White App, which allows users to track great white sharks in the ocean.&nbsp;Luke Tipple on YouTube and Instagram&nbsp;&nbsp;Dr. Riley Elliott on Instagram&nbsp;Shark Week on Twitter and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/sharkweek/" rel="noopener noreferrer" targ
11/09/202328 minutes 9 seconds
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S4 Ep.12: Did Alien Tech Crash-Land into the Ocean? – Avi Loeb

Host Luke Tipple is joined this week by renowned Harvard professor, Dr. Avi Loeb, who recently led a deep-sea expedition to discover if evidence for advanced alien life crash-landed off the coast of Papua New Guinea in 2014. They discuss the recent Congressional UFO hearings, how the last seventy years of research into extraterrestrial life has been potentially misguided, and the challenges of searching for tiny objects on the bottom of the ocean.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/did-alien-tech-crash-land-into-the-ocean-avi-loebLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramDr. Avi Loeb on MediumShark Week on Twitter and InstagramMore info on today’s Shark Bite
28/08/202325 minutes 54 seconds
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S4 Ep.11: Undiscovered Sharks and the State of the Ocean - Dave Ebert

Luke Tipple invites “The Lost Shark Guy,” Dr. Dave Ebert, who is personally responsible for finding dozens of shark species that were either previously unknown to science or thought to be extinct. He and Luke discuss why shark populations are a direct indicator of how healthy the ocean is, how to find undiscovered sharks, and why diversity in sharks is essential for marine life.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/s4-ep11-undiscovered-sharks-and-the-state-of-the-ocean-dave-ebertLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramDr. Dave Ebert on InstagramShark Week on Twitter and InstagramCatch Shark Week: The Podcast on Discovery’s YouTube <a href="https://
21/08/202324 minutes 11 seconds
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S4 Ep.10: Shipwrecked & Surrounded by Sharks – Adventure Aaron

This week, we do things a little differently, as Shark Week’s Luke Tipple invites Adventure Aaron into the podcast studio to talk about his incredible near-death experience on the open water. Adventure Aaron gets into what it takes to circumnavigate the world in an ocean rowboat, what it’s like to stare eye-to-eye with an oceanic white tip that probably wants you for lunch, and everything else that happened to him when his boat was capsized, and he was lost by himself at sea.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/s4-ep10-shipwrecked-surrounded-by-sharks-adventure-aaronLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramAdventure Aaron on Instagram and facebookShark Week on <a href="https://twitter.com/
14/08/202344 minutes 7 seconds
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S4 Ep.9: How To Have A Career in Shark Science

Shark Week’s Luke Tipple tackles the question “How can I work with sharks?” alongside two experts in the field – and their answers are not always the obvious ones. Luke is joined first by Kelly Link, Associate Curator of the Georgia Aquarium who talks about what it’s like to be an aquarist, how it differs from field work, and how to get yourself noticed. The second guest is Dr. Neil Hammerschlag who goes into detail on what it takes to become a prominent scientist, and what other paths you can take if a PhD isn’t for you. And at the end, researcher Sierra stops by to tell us about the world’s smallest shark.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/s4-ep-9-how-to-have-a-career-in-shark-scienceLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramDr. Neil Hammerschlag on Ins
07/08/202327 minutes 57 seconds
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S4 Ep.8: Superstar Kesha Lifts the Gag Order on Saving Sharks

Pop superstar Kesha joins Shark Week’s Luke Tipple on the podcast to discuss her love of sharks, how her music funds her addiction to diving, and how you can find inner peace while under the water. And at the end, our researcher Sierra drops in to tell us that some sharks have teeth in their eyes. Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/superstar-kesha-lifts-the-gag-order-on-saving-sharksLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramKesha on Instagram and TikTokShark Week on Instagram and TwitterMore info on today’s Shark Bite can be found <a href="https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/whale-sharks-have-t
31/07/202332 minutes 3 seconds
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S4 Ep.7: Lights! Camera! TEETH! Making Shark Docs - Andy Casagrande

Shark Week’s Luke Tipple is joined by longtime filmmaker and Emmy-award-winner Andy Casagrande. He’s filmed and appeared in dozens of shark documentaries, and might just be the most prolific shark cinematographer in history. He talks with Luke about his career, the contentious term “shark porn,” and the future of the industry. And at the end, our researcher Sierra talks about the unprecedented ways that sharks are currently endangered. Shark Week continues all week long on Discovery starting at 8p ET. For the latest, head to SharkWeek.com.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/lights-camera-teeth-making-shark-docs-andy-casagrandeLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramAndy Casagrande on Instagram and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ABC4EXPLORE/"
28/07/202327 minutes 24 seconds
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S4 Ep.6: How Many Sharks Are Yet to Be Discovered? - Forrest Galante

Luke Tipple is joined by Shark Week host and all-around adventurer Forrest Galante. They discuss his upcoming special Alien Sharks: South Africa, Forrest’s remarkable talent for finding creatures once believed to be extinct, and how many shark species may still be unknown. Then, our researcher Sierra stops by to tell us about the world’s most prehistoric shark.Shark Week continues all week long on Discovery starting at 8p ET. For the latest, head to SharkWeek.com.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/how-many-sharks-are-yet-to-be-discovered-forrest-galanteLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramForrest Galante on Instagram and TwitterShark Week on <a href="https://www.instagram.
26/07/202329 minutes 9 seconds
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S4 Ep.5: How Smart Are Sharks? - Tristan Guttridge

The discussion turns this week to sharks’ intelligence, and how it varies among species. Host Luke Tipple is joined by Dr. Tristan Guttridge, a behavioral ecologist and veteran of Shark Week whose research has tackled the social smarts, and even personalities, of different kinds of sharks. He sheds light on why we shouldn’t just think of them as dumb fish with rows of razor-sharp teeth. And at the end, our researcher Sierra Kehoe tells us about shark hypnosis.Shark Week continues all week long on Discovery starting at 8p ET. For the latest, head to SharkWeek.com.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/s4-ep5-how-smart-are-sharks-tristan-guttridgeLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramDr. Tristan Guttridge on InstagramShark Week on <a
24/07/202320 minutes 26 seconds
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S4 Ep.4: Do Scientists Need to Kill Sharks?

Host Luke Tipple welcomes two guests to discuss how researchers can kill sharks in the name of science – and whether they need to at all. The first is Dr. Neil Hammerschlag, shark researcher and founder of Atlantic Shark Expeditions, and an expert on data-gathering in the field. He’s followed by explorer Fred Buyle, a world-record-breaking freediver whose innovative methods of shark tagging are explored. Plus, our researcher Sierra tells us about how a 50-year study changed our understanding of tiger sharks – and much of the work wasn’t even done by scientists.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/do-scientists-need-to-kill-sharksLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramDr. Neil Hammerschlag on Instagram and Twitter</
17/07/202319 minutes 23 seconds
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S4 Ep.3: Do You Have the Guts to Be a Shark Handler?

 Host Luke Tipple welcomes a pair of divers – Leigh Cobb and Josh Eccles – who have taken their passion for sharks and turned it into a dangerous career. They explore what it takes to swim with sharks for a living, then go into common myths and facts on what to do in the open water – if you ever come face to face with a shark. Plus, our researcher Sierra drops by with a new species of shark discovered in the freezing depths of the ocean.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/s4-ep3-do-you-have-the-guts-to-be-a-shark-handlerLuke Tipple on YouTube and InstagramJosh Eccles on InstagramLeigh Cobb on InstagramShark Week on Twitter and <a hr
10/07/202327 minutes 36 seconds
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S4 Ep.2: How Shark Fishing Funds Human Trafficking - Ian Urbina

Luke Tipple is joined by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of the Outlaw Ocean Ian Urbina, who has dedicated his life to chronicling crime on the high seas. They discuss the state of our world’s oceans, how nearly 20% of your seafood was likely caught illegally, and the surprising link between modern slavery and the killing of sharks.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/s4-ep2-how-shark-fishing-funds-human-trafficking-ian-urbinaLuke Tipple on Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/@luketipple ) Luke Tipple on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/) Ian Urbina on Twitter and InstagramShark Week on <a href="https://twitt
03/07/202337 minutes 44 seconds
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S4 Ep.1: From Shark Bite Survivor to Shark Advocate - Mike Coots

Shark Week’s Luke Tipple welcomes professional photographer Mike Coots, who lost his leg to a tiger shark attack when he was only 18. But after his horrific injury, he came to love sharks, and became a lifelong advocate for their safety. Luke and Mike discuss his career, his love for photographing sharks, and how to positively approach the big life-changing moments that can happen to any of us.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/from-shark-bite-survivor-to-shark-advocate-mike-cootsLuke Tipple on YoutubeLuke Tipple on InstagramMike Coots on InstagramMike Coots’s photography book Shark Week on <a href="https://twitter.com/SharkWeek?ref_src=tws
26/06/202328 minutes 38 seconds
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Shark Week: The Podcast is Back

Marine biologist Luke Tipple welcomes a wide variety of guests to discuss sharks, the ocean, and how the world's biggest ecosystem impacts your daily life. You'll hear inspiring stories from shark encounter survivors, learn cutting-edge science from the world's foremost researchers, and listen in to controversial topics, like is it okay to kill sharks in the name of science? Or what's the connection between shark fin soup and human trafficking? Join Luke and explore the surprising links between our lives on land and life in the ocean.
05/06/20232 minutes 3 seconds
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S3 Ep.28: Film Director Louie Psihoyos On Climate Change & How We Save The Planet

In this special season finale of Shark Week: The Podcast, Luke Tipple is joined by award winning filmmaker, director of documentaries including The Cove and Racing Extinction and co-founder of the Oceanic Preservation Society, Louie Psihoyos. The pair discuss shark finning & dolphin hunting and how the situation has changed in recent years. Louie also discusses climate change and the urgent changes needed to save the planet. Plus, Louie opens up on how some of the revolutionary marketing techniques he’s employed in the past led to him getting a phone call from the Pope.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://w
21/11/202248 minutes 43 seconds
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S3 Ep.27: Annie and Tristan Guttridge on Giant Hammerheads in the Bahamas

Luke Tipple is joined by marine biologist husband-and-wife dream team and stars of the Shark Week special Rise of the Monster Hammerheads: Annie and Tristan Guttridge. The pair discuss their work researching, tagging and diving with hammerheads in The Bahamas and their search for some of the biggest hammerheads in the ocean. The guys also discuss the American shark meat market and how to further implement safeguards to prevent sharks being eaten.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: https://www
14/11/202237 minutes 39 seconds
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S3 Ep.26: Austin Gallagher On Tiger Sharks Hunting Swimming Pigs In The Bahamas

Luke Tipple is joined by marine biologist, shark conservationist and star of Discovery’s Shark Week Special Pig vs Shark, Austin Gallagher. Austin discusses the remarkable story of tiger sharks attacking swimming pigs in The Bahamas and even manages to showcase his incredible beatboxing talents. Plus, the guys talk about Austin’s work in ocean conservation and explain just why seagrass is so vital for the environment. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: https://www.discovery.com/shark-week</i
07/11/202244 minutes 29 seconds
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S3 Ep. 25: Luke Tipple vs Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro on Shark Fishing Tournaments - Part 2

Sparks continue to fly in part two of Luke Tipple’s debate with author, shark fishing advocate & founder of FlyZone Fishing Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro. The pair continue to discuss shark fishing tournaments, shark finning, ocean conservation and much more, even managing to find some common ground along the way! Plus, they discuss the death threats Fly has faced and why it’s so important to maintain an open dialogue when speaking about divisive issues. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: https://www.discov
31/10/202239 minutes 24 seconds
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S3 Ep.24: Luke Tipple vs Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro on Shark Fishing Tournaments - Part 1

Luke Tipple talks with author, shark fishing advocate & founder of FlyZone Fishing Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro in part one of a two-part debate. In a fiery, enlightening conversation, the pair discuss shark fishing tournaments, shark finning, ocean conservation and much more, even managing to find some common ground along the way! Plus, they discuss the death threats Fly has faced and why it’s so important to maintain an open dialogue when speaking about divisive issues. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: <i
24/10/202251 minutes 9 seconds
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S3 Ep.23: The Ocean Cleanup’s Mission to Eliminate a Garbage Patch Twice the Size of Texas

Luke Tipple is joined by environmental scientist and lead ocean field scientist at The Ocean Cleanup, Matthias Egger. They’ll discuss the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a mass of floating plastic debris between Hawaii and California that is twice the size of Texas and how The Ocean Cleanup plans to eliminate 90% of the garbage patch by 2040. The guys will also look at the effects of plastics and microplastics on marine life and the ecosystem and reveal what you can do to help. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: <a href="https://www.dis
17/10/202244 minutes 33 seconds
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S3 Ep.22: Dr. Craig O’Connell on Shark Repellents and Great Whites in Montauk, New York

Luke Tipple is joined by Dr. Craig O’Connell, who is featured in the 2022 Shark Week documentary, Monsters of the Cape. The marine biologist is innovating and testing new technology that are deterring Great Whites from humans. Dr. O’Connell, who lives in Montauk, New York, talks about how abundant the shark population has become in recent years and why repellents are even more needed given the high likelihood of negative shark encounters. They also discuss the effects of music and sound buoys on sharks. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: <a href="
10/10/202236 minutes 4 seconds
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S3 Ep.21: Jeff Kurr on Filming a Life-Threatening Shark Encounter

Luke Tipple is joined by Emmy award-winning and longtime Shark Week filmmaker, Jeff Kurr. He discusses his successful and storied career, from being the first to capture a breaching Great White, to creating the Air Jaws series. Jeff discusses his latest project, directing Great White Open Ocean, a documentary about shark diver and Jeff’s good friend, Jimi Partington who experienced a life-threatening shark encounter in 2019, then a year later went on to swim with Great Whites again, and suffered a horrible stroke. Kurr captured Jimi’s journey and his road to recovery, which he says has been the most rewarding experience he’s ever had as a filmmaker. Luke and Jeff discuss life-threatening shark encounters including a recent encounter that resulted in the fatality of a tourist in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa on September 25th, 2022.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/
03/10/202241 minutes 55 seconds
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S3 Ep.20: Cristina Zenato on Why Sharks are the Safest Animal to Interact With on the Planet

Luke Tipple is joined by “the shark whisperer,” Cristina Zenato. She’s a professional diver, shark expert and founder of People of the Water. Cristina discusses the amazing work she does in the Bahamas, having Caribbean reef sharks relax in her lap. She’s been working with sharks for 30 years and has had first hand experiences connecting with reef sharks with different personalities. The two discuss shark cognitive instincts, memory passed through DNA and shark’s emotions and personalities. After 30 years of working with sharks, she attests to the fact that sharks are the safest animal to interact with on the planet.   Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram
26/09/202240 minutes 49 seconds
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S3 Ep.19: Christine de Silva on Deep Sea Sharks and the Technology Helping Us Understand Them

Luke Tipple is joined by Christine de Silva, marine scientist, shark expert and co-founder of Juice Robotics. Christine discusses her cutting edge research and the technology her company has created to explore the deep sea. They’ll discuss the unique and largely unresearched sharks that live thousands of feet below sea level, how they survive, how we can protect them and what we can learn from them. Plus, the pair chat Great Whites in Christine’s hometown of Cape Cod, and how we can coexist. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: <a href="https://www.
19/09/202235 minutes 6 seconds
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S3 Ep.18: Madison Stewart on Helping Shark Fishermen Transition Into Tourism

Luke Tipple is joined by Madison Stewart aka “Shark Girl”, filmmaker, shark conservationist and founder of Project Hiu. Madison returns to the podcast to discuss her work in Indonesia, helping shark fisherman transition into the tourism industry. They’ll discuss why the shark finning trade is so prevalent in Asia, the aims of Project Hiu and why Madison wants to end the misconception that Indonesian shark fishermen are “the bad guys”. Plus, the pair also talk about shark nets in Australia and explain why they need to be stopped. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About
12/09/202253 minutes 5 seconds
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S3 Ep.17: Dr. Riley Elliott on his Passion for Remarkable Mako Sharks in New Zealand

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, Luke Tipple speaks to Dr. Riley Elliott aka “The Shark Man”, scientist & star of Discovery’s Shark Week Special Clash of Killers: Great Whites vs. Makos. They discuss his research into mako sharks and how they interact with great whites when their migratory routes overlap off the coast of New Zealand. Plus, Luke tells the remarkable story of a Greenland shark which managed to eat a moose.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: https://www.discovery.com/
05/09/202245 minutes 11 seconds
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S3 Ep.16: Kinga Philipps on Massive Tiger Sharks in French Polynesia

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, Luke Tipple is joined by explorer, shark conservationist and star of Discovery’s Shark Week Special Sharks in Paradise, Kinga Philipps! They discuss her expedition to French Polynesia to find the massive tiger sharks which have been flourishing in the area. Plus, Kinga explains how marine protected areas and local laws are truly allowing the waters around French Polynesia to truly be considered a “shark paradise”.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week:
29/08/202250 minutes 2 seconds
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S3 Ep. 15: Dr. Greg Skomal Talks Great White Sharks in Cape Cod

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, Luke Tipple dives into some of the more bizarre shark stories in the news! You’ll learn about hammerheads living in an active underwater volcano, venomous sharks in the River Thames and a Greenland shark that’s been found a long way from home, in the Caribbean! Plus, marine biologist and star of Discovery’s Shark Week documentary Great White Intersection, Dr. Greg Skomal joins Luke to discuss a surge in great white shark numbers in Cape Cod and how climate change is impacting shark migration! Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Le
22/08/202255 minutes 28 seconds
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S3 Ep.14: Forrest Galante on Walking Epaulette Sharks and Great Whites That Change Colors

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, Luke Tipple is joined by biologist, rare species expert & star of Discovery’s Shark Week Special Island of the Walking Sharks, Forrest Galante, to discuss his expedition to find remarkable epaulette sharks, which can move on dry land in Papua New Guinea. Plus, Luke looks into reports of so-called “mega sharks” appearing in French Polynesia and reveals the remarkable news that some great white sharks may actually be able to change color to camouflage themselves.Connect with the podcast:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week:
15/08/20221 hour 1 minute 4 seconds
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S3 Ep.13: Zandile Ndhlovu on South African Great Whites & Creating a More Diverse Ocean

Shark Week: The Podcast dives into the latest shark news as Luke Tipple discusses the reaction to several shark bites off the coast of Long Island. He also looks at reports that Atlantic plankton are being wiped out faster than previously thought and explains why it could be catastrophic for shark populations and the environment as a whole. Plus, freediver and star of Discovery’s Shark Week Special Shark Women: Ghosted by Great Whites, Zandile Ndhlovu aka “The Black Mermaid”, joins Luke to speak about the disappearance of great white sharks in South Africa and Zandile’s quest to increase diversity in the oceans!Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: https://www.discovery.com/shark-week<
08/08/202254 minutes 19 seconds
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S3 Ep.12: Eli Roth on Shark Killing Tournaments

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, host Luke Tipple takes a dive into the latest news in the world of sharks. He discusses Mako sightings off the coast of Spain and the media coverage of several shark attacks near Egypt. Plus, award-winning filmmaker & shark conservationist Eli Roth also joins Luke to discuss shark killing tournaments in Florida and across the United States. Eli & Luke explain how spreading awareness and increasing public pressure can put an end to the practice, once and for all!Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: <a href=
01/08/20221 hour 8 minutes 55 seconds
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S3 Ep.11: The Epic Battles Between Swordfish and Mako Sharks

Shark Week: The Podcast, goes behind the scenes with stars of the Shark Week special Dawn of the Monster Mako, underwater filmmaker and shark expert Joe Romeiro & marine biologist and cinematographer Lauren Romeiro. Host Luke Tipple chats with the newly married shark couple about the differences between makos and swordfish, the elusive nature of the adult mako shark, and the footage caught by deep water cameras that can go up to 3000 feet underwater. The experts share their shark safety while searching the depths around the ancient island of the archipelago.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketippl
28/07/202238 minutes 54 seconds
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S3 Ep.10: This Haunted Oil Rig is Home to Dozens of Shark Species

Shark Week: The Podcast, takes you behind the scenes of the Shark Week special, The Haunting of Shark Tower. Host Luke Tipple chats with shark experts and stars of the special, Kori Burkhardt & Dr. James Sulikowski. They recount their dramatic tales at sea working on North Carolina’s Frying Pan Tower. The haunted rig is home to an abundance of shark species, including the great white. Their most harrowing shark encounter came just before they had to abort their research mission because a 12-foot wave snapped their boat anchor.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More A
27/07/202233 minutes 52 seconds
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S3 Ep.9: Why Orcas Are Killing Great Whites in South Africa

Shark Week: The Podcast takes you on a deep dive into the battle between great whites and orcas, also known as killer whales, off South Africa’s coastline. Marine biologists & stars of the Shark Week show Shark Women, Alison Towner & Leigh de Necker join host Luke Tipple to discuss how the notorious predator has become prey and explain the vital role great whites play in sustaining healthy ocean ecosystems. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: https://www.discovery.com/shark-week<p
26/07/202243 minutes 21 seconds
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S3 Ep.8: How to Survive a Shark Attack

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, Luke Tipple is joined by Paul de Gelder, a former Australian Navy bomb disposal diver, shark-attack survivor, and star of the Shark Week special Monsters Under the Rig. After recounting his bull shark attack and subsequent shark activism, Paul discusses his search for “Maverick Makos.” These mako sharks seem to be traveling vast distances and redefining everything scientists thought they knew about mako behavior. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week:
25/07/202225 minutes 21 seconds
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S3 Ep. 7: The Huge “Blob” Threatening Great White Sharks

Shark Week: The Podcast, goes behind the scenes of the Shark Week special, Jaws vs The Blob. Host Luke Tipple, chats with one of the stars of the show,  Madison Stewart aka Shark Girl to discuss the beauty of great white sharks and the dangers looming in their habitat due to “The Blob”, a mass of warm water in the Northern Pacific linked to climate change and the shifting ocean ecosystems. Maddie talks about her time at Baja California’s Guadalupe Island where she studied the unusual presence of juvenile great white sharks and recounted her harrowing dive in the not-so-safe shark cage.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https:/
24/07/202234 minutes 18 seconds
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S3 Ep.6: Filming Sharks as a Career

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, cinematographer and Shark Week legend Andy Casagrande joins host Luke Tipple as they dive into the world of Great White Sharks. Andy discusses being part of Discovery show Air Jaws: Top Guns, and the search to find the biggest breaching great white shark ever. Andy explains the remarkable hunting methods of great whites near Shark Island in South Africa and talks about his remarkable journey from cameraman to Shark Week host.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: <a href="https://www.discovery.com/sha
23/07/202238 minutes 21 seconds
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S3 Ep.5: How Sharks Keep Our Ecosystems Healthy

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, marine biologist and shark expert, Luke Tipple recalls his first shark interaction as a child spear fishing with his father and how that was the moment that sparked a life-long passion to study and protect sharks. He breaks down the critical role of sharks in keeping healthy ecosystems in all earth’s oceans and why our way of life would suffer greatly if sharks were no longer with us.  He details the unique places sharks call home and describes shark species' diverse needs in habitats -- from warm, tropical ocean waters to deep, icy ocean waters. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://w
22/07/202219 minutes 57 seconds
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S3 Ep.4: How Sharks Are Built to Hunt

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple answers the burning question: how do sharks jump so high out of the water? And he breaks down the unique ways sharks hunt and navigate using their super-hero sixth sense and how you can put a shark in a trance, a reflex called tonic immobility.  He also dispels the myths that secreting bodily fluids will increase the likelihood of a shark encounter.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: https://www.discovery.com/s
21/07/202221 minutes 2 seconds
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S3 Ep. 3: Shark Morphology - The Body of a Shark

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, we take a dive off the coast of Guadalupe Island with our host, Luke Tipple, marine biologist and shark expert, as he gets up close and personal with a 20 foot Great White. Then he deep dives into shark anatomy and talks about the major differences in teeth between shark species from the species that have hundreds of teeth, to species that have thousands. At the end of the episode, Luke talks about the biggest sharks in the world and a shark species small enough to fit in your hand. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Sh
20/07/202221 minutes 39 seconds
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S3 Ep.2: Risks to Humans - How To Deter a Shark

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, marine biologist and shark expert, Luke Tipple recounts the harrowing tale of being stuck in a bull shark feeding frenzy while diving on Australia’s Yongala shipwreck, early in his career. Through this story and others, he gives advice on what to do if you ever catch yourself in a shark interaction. He shares information about the role sharks play in oceans and the role that humans play in keeping sharks and oceans safe, and what we can do to ramp up our efforts.Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Tipple on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luketipple/Learn More About Shark Week: <a href
19/07/202229 minutes 33 seconds
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S3 Ep 1: The Life and Life Cycle of Sharks

Welcome to Shark Week: The Podcast! Dive in with marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple as he illuminates little-known shark facts through the stories of his deep-sea ocean adventures. During this episode, Luke discusses the biology of sharks and the life cycle from mating to birthing – and speculates what a spectacle two hammerheads mating in the wild would be like. As he continues, he examines the details about shark species that can live up to 100 years or longer and how sharks likely evolved into the majestic apex predators they are today.Please note that there is a cheeky mention of sharks mating from 4:41 to 5:15 Listener discretion is advised. Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422Follow Discovery+ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/discoveryplus/Follow Luke Ti
18/07/202219 minutes 21 seconds
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Introducing Shark Week: The Podcast

Shark Week: The Podcast brings the magic of Shark Week right to your ears. Marine biologist and veteran shark expert, Luke Tipple, takes listeners on a dive to learn little-known shark facts to prepare for the big week. During Shark Week, Luke welcomes guests and fellow Shark Week scientists to join the pod and share the behind-the-scenes scoop on what really happened out at sea. Fin-filled entertainment continues after Shark Week with weekly episodes covering a wide range of the sharkiest current topics, from survivor stories to conservation work.For more about sharks, head to SharkWeek.com
11/07/20221 minute 38 seconds
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S2 Ep.8: These Ninja Sharks Have Deadly Skills

Three ninja-skilled sharks have been discovered in the icy waters of Alaska, off populated beaches of New York, and lurking in ghostly shipwrecks off the coast of North Carolina. Dr. Craig O'Connell and Madeline Marens share what they’ve learned about these sharks' unique and deadly qualities.Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/these-ninja-sharks-have-deadly-skills
18/07/202147 minutes 14 seconds
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S2 Ep.7: Tiger Sharks Battle Great Whites on Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island's tiger sharks go head-to-head with migrating great whites over an unusual food source: cow carcasses. Dr. Riley Elliott returned to the island to understand this fascinating cow carcass competition, and shares what he's learned. Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.* *discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers.
17/07/202142 minutes 25 seconds
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S2 Ep.6: Forrest Galante Rediscovers Marine Life Lost to Science

International wildlife biologist Forrest Galante travels the world in search of rare and elusive wildlife, including species lost to science. He shares his experience investigating mysterious cold water sharks. Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.* *discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers.
16/07/202142 minutes 8 seconds
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S2 Ep.5: Dr. Pimple Popper Learns From Shark Skin

Dr. Austin Gallagher and Dr. Pimple Popper are on a mission to explore the world of shark skin, and understand how they can apply that science to treat human skin issues. Dr. Gallagher shares what we can learn from shark for human treatments.Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/dr-pimple-popper-learns-from-shark-skin
15/07/202138 minutes 4 seconds
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S2 Ep.4: A Great White Shark Nursery Beneath the Waves

On a mission to find great white shark nurseries, Dr. Craig O’Connell returns to Western Australia to track female shark behavior. With only five known nursery locations in the world, they hope that finding shark pups and juveniles will help them learn more about this significant species. Dr. O'Connell weighs in on what he and the research team learned.Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/a-great-white-shark-nursery-beneath-the-waves
14/07/202134 minutes 36 seconds
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S2 Ep.3: Shark Species Collide in New England’s Yearly Shark Vortex

Every summer, over 30 species of sharks converge off the coast of southern New England, creating a dangerous shark vortex. As the shark vortex retreats in the fall, sharks battle it out for dominance in the icy waters. Dr. Greg Skomal and Joe Romeiro braved rough oceans and fierce predators to capture new footage of the phantom shark in those waters, and reveal which shark reigns supreme in the vortex.Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/shark-species-collide-in-new-englands-yearly-shark-vortex
13/07/202149 minutes 37 seconds
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S2 Ep.2: William Shatner’s Legendary Shark Encounter

For Shark Week, Dr. Tristan Guttridge linked up with legendary actor William Shatner to boldly go where Shark Week has never gone before. The mission: enter shark-infested waters to understand the nature of fear and come face to face with an apex predator. Dr. Guttridge shares what he learned.Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/william-shatners-legendary-shark-encounter
12/07/202139 minutes 36 seconds
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S2 Ep.1: How High Can a Shark Jump? These Shark Experts Know

Shark experts Alison Towner and Chris Fallows have recorded the highest shark jump at 15 feet in the air in Mossel Bay, South Africa. They talk about just how skilled the sharks are in that area, and how they caught this record-setting breach. Stream exclusive Shark Week content on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/how-high-can-a-shark-jump-these-shark-experts-know
11/07/202155 minutes 54 seconds
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S1 Ep.7: Researching The Sharks That Swim in the Deep Sea

Marine biologist Luke Tipple, interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Tiger Shark King.” Austin Gallaher and Christine de Silva discuss their mission to understand the assault on a 14-foot tiger shark in the Caribbean. Watch your favorite Shark Week shows on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.* *discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers.
16/08/202038 minutes 41 seconds
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S1 Ep.6: Why Great Whites Are So Much More Aggressive In Western Australia

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Lair of the Great White.” Dr. Craig O’Connell and Marc Payne want to know why the Great White Sharks are so much more aggressive off the coast of Western Australia.Watch your favorite Shark Week shows on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/why-great-whites-are-so-much-more-aggressive-in-western-australia
15/08/202045 minutes 53 seconds
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S1 Ep.5: Studying the Dangerous and Dwindling Mako Shark

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Mako Nation.” Riley Elliott and Andy Casagrande discuss the mysteries they uncover about the Mako Shark in one of their last strongholds—New Zealand.Watch your favorite Shark Week shows on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/studying-the-dangerous-and-dwindling-mako-shark
14/08/202051 minutes 52 seconds
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S1 Ep.4: Great White Sharks in California Are On an Unexplained Animal Killing Spree

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews Jimi Partington and Michael Harris, of the Shark Week show "Great White Serial Killer Extinction," about why Great Sharks in California are attacking sea otters for no apparent reason—and how the killing spree may push the California Sea Otter to extinction.Watch your favorite Shark Week shows on discovery+ today. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial to discovery+. Go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/great-white-sharks-in-california-are-on-an-unexplained-animal-killing-spree
13/08/202035 minutes 53 seconds
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S1 Ep.3: The Pursuit to Find Three Unique Sharks Lost to Science

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Extinct or Alive: Land of the Lost Sharks.” Forrest Galante talks about his tireless pursuit to find three unique sharks lost to science for nearly 100 years.Watch your favorite Shark Week shows on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/the-pursuit-to-find-three-unique-sharks-lost-to-science
12/08/202037 minutes 10 seconds
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S1 Ep.2: The Search for a 20-Foot-Long Great White Shark

Marine biologist, Luke Tipple, interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Jaws Awakens.” Chris Fallows and Jeff Kurr discuss their exploration of New Zealand’s waters trying to find a nearly 20-foot-long, two-ton shark named Fred.Watch and your favorite Shark Week shows on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/the-search-for-a-20-foot-long-great-white-shark
11/08/202047 minutes 31 seconds
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S1 Ep.1: The Pandemic is Bringing Great White Sharks Out of Hiding

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Shark Lockdown.” Clark Gayford and Mark Erdmann discuss their harrowing adventures as the global lockdown lured New Zealand’s biggest great whites out of hiding.Watch your favorite Shark Week shows on discovery+. Daily Bite podcast listeners get a 7-day free trial—go to https://www.discoveryplus.com/dailybite to get started.**discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers.Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/the-pandemic-is-bringing-great-white-sharks-out-of-hiding
10/08/202041 minutes 51 seconds