Greenland Sharks (HD) | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

Next on jonathan Bird’s Blue World, Jonathan heads to Canada to search for Greenland sharks! Hi, I’m Jonathan Bird and welcome to my world! ( ♪ music ) We often think of sharks as creatures of the tropics, living in clear warm waters near coral reefs, or perhaps prowling the Continue Reading

Great White Sharks | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

The Great White Shark—one of the most feared predators in the seas. This is one of the most dangerous sharks in the world, considered by many to be a man-eater. But just how aggressive are these sharks? Join me on an expedition to investigate great white sharks. Hi, I’m Jonathan Continue Reading

We don’t know why sharks bite people

I can’t really think of any other animal that gets as much press as sharks. There are very few animals that have a whole week of television programming dedicated to them. In fact, I would argue it’s built into our DNA to like things that are a little scary. It’s Continue Reading

Hammerhead Sharks | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

In the Galapagos Islands, during certain times of the year, large aggregations of Scalloped Hammerheads come together to circle around Darwin Island. Scalloped Hammerheads normally live in the open ocean, but here at Darwin Island they come close to shore in large numbers. Considering the vast numbers of fish here, Continue Reading

Shark Eyesight | SHARK ACADEMY

How good is a shark’s vision? Do they see as well as humans? I’m Jonathan Bird and this is Shark Academy! Since sharks have so many keen senses, like smell and their electrosensory system, for a long time it was assumed that sharks were making up for having bad vision. Continue Reading

Night of the Hunting Sharks! | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

Coming up next on Jonathan Bird’s Blue World, Jonathan films an amazing night hunting behavior! Hi I’m Jonathan Bird and welcome to my world! The White tip reef shark. It’s one of the most common small sharks on reefs all around the Indo-Pacific. Considered largely harmless, this shark is usually Continue Reading

Shark Teeth | SHARK ACADEMY

Why do sharks have different kinds of teeth, and why do they have so many? I’m Jonathan Bird and this is Shark Academy! Different sharks feed on different things, and so shark teeth have evolved along with sharks. Small bottom-dwelling sharks that feed mostly on invertebrates have flattened teeth for Continue Reading

Blue Shark Adventure | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

Hi, I’m Jonathan Bird and welcome to my world! The Blue shark. Implicated in attacks on shipwreck victims, and known to possess a mouthful of razor-sharp teeth. This vicious-looking fish has a few surprises in store for me as I prepare to leave the protected shore of Rhode Island and Continue Reading

Great White Shark Adventure | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

Coming up, Jonathan travels to Mexico to dive with Great White Sharks! Welcome to Jonathan Bird’s Blue World! One of the greatest places in the world to see Great White sharks is Guadalupe Island in Mexico. I haven’t been there in ten years and so now I’m heading back! Guadalupe Continue Reading

Shark Tonic Immobility | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

This time on Jonathan Bird’s Blue World, Jonathan learns how to relax a shark! Hi, I’m Jonathan Bird and welcome to my world! For some reason, many kinds of sharks, when they’re held upside down, go into a sort of “relaxed state.” Back in the first season of Jonathan Bird’s Continue Reading