Jul 07

Top 5 Things to Know About Training Sharks

Did you know it’s possible to train sharks? The expert aquarists at SeaWorld and Discovery Cove in Orlando have done just that. They have learned that sharks have unique behavioral traits and that training them takes patience. Training allows veterinarians and aquarists to provide hands-on care to the animals and also enables guests to interact with the sharks up close.

Jul 06

There Are More to Sharks than Their Teeth

Sharks sound scary but that’s just because people think they all have really sharp teeth. I think sharks are neat because they have been around since the dinosaurs. There are so many different types with different shaped bodies like hammerhead sharks, whale sharks and basking sharks. The Megalodon shark was huge and we have learned a lot about them from fossils.

Aug 14

CUTE ALERT! Meet the Newest Additions to the Discovery Cove Family - Two Whitetip Reef Sharks

by Staff

CUTE ALERT: Last month, we welcomed our newest additions - two whitetip reef shark pups born at Discovery Cove on July 1. These little guys might not make the best cuddlers, but in our eyes that doesn’t make them any less cute.

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