With a new season of Whale Wars upon us, I had a chance to talk to Paul Watson to get an update on his possible extradition to Costa Rica and who's really pulling the strings in this curiously-timed arrest.
Before setting aside parts of the Caribbean for preservation, researchers had to wrangle with sharks in the area. A remote controled camera got personal with a pride of lions, the rare pink katydid made an appearance and more.
The Bahamas - and Caribbean in general - are important marine ecosystems under threat. Before conservationists can protect them, however, they must understand the species living there, and sometimes that means swimming with sharks.
This week, two male gorillas escaped their zoo enclosure and used their freedom to look for potential mates. Whale meat can be bought on Amazon.com, an entire Indian village moves to make room for tigers, and more.
Sharks have garnered a reputation as mean, cold-blooded aquatic killers, striking fear into the hearts of many would-be ocean goers -- but it turns out that in an increasing number of shark attack cases, it may actually be humans that are to blame.