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Don't try this at home but remember…. sharks rock! www.sharkboat.org

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Hey Guys. A week in and have already raised $465 for my #2danimation webseries called #TrackingJaws . Its about a #shark named TJ who gets a tracking device attached to him. When he goes ask for help from other sea creatures they freakout because he is a shark. If you guys could help donate and share this #kickstartercampaign It would mean a lot! thanks!

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GOOD NEWS! PLEASE READ & SHARE

On Sunday 14th September, five species of sharks and two manta ray species will receive protection under the United Nation’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) when formal measures to regulate their international trade come into effect.

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SharkBytes updated! Search your beach is completely up to date and new shark attack articles were add to our new section Recent Shark Attacks. Also don't forget about our new shark sliding puzzle game. Enjoy. www.sharkbytes.co

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No more boto butchery. Brazil has banned a catfish fishery that relied on killing river dolphins for bait. The country will use genetic tests to enforce the ban.

For eight years Brazilian fishers have been catching catfish called piracatinga commercially. To lure these "vulture catfish", they illegally kill and cut up pink river dolphins or "boto", a second species of river dolphin called tucuxi and crocodile-like caimans. All three have suffered steep population declines. At one site on the Solimoes river, researchers recorded a 50 per cent drop in boto numbers since 2004.

Footage of a dolphin mother and her unborn infant being cut up and used as bait, shown on television, provoked outrage.

Now the government has banned the commercial capture of piracatinga for five years from 1 January 2015. Government sources say the ban will probably become permanent......
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25974-brazil-bans-catfish-fishery-that-used-dolphins-as-bait.html#.U9pTkJ-vTqD
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