Season 23, Episode 16 Shark Attack

First Aired: November 19, 1996

Assessing the threat posed by sharks to humans. Included: whether sharks actually prey on humans or simply mistake them for prey. Also: comments from survivors of attacks (which are rarely fatal); footage of the elusive fish feasting on elephant seals and turtles.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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