Swimming with a Basking shark

Swimmer off the British coast shoots great video of a feeding basking shark swimming right past him. During the months of April through September, the southern and western coasts of the U.K. have the privilege of becoming a hot spot for sharks.  This usually prompts the tabloids in the UK to flash headlines across the front pages such as “monster sharks in UK waters”.  As shocking as it may seem it is a gentle giant know as the Basking shark. Read more about Basking sharks by checking out Steve Smith’s…

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Sharks and the UK part 1 Basking Sharks

Sharks and the UK part 1: During the months of April through September, the southern and western coasts of the United Kingdom have the privilege of becoming a hot spot for sharks.  This usually prompts the tabloids in the U.K. to flash headlines across the front pages such as “monster sharks in UK waters”.  As shocking as it may seem it is a gentle giant know as the Basking shark. Basking Sharks are one of the 3 filter feeding sharks with whale sharks and megamouth sharks being the other two.…

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