By Karen Wojtyla
During this riveting real event story and informative advisor to the ocean, grasp storyteller Peter Benchley drew on greater than 4 many years of diving adventure to convey us face-to-face with the array of sharks and different marine animals he and his family members encountered, more often than not on purpose—but occasionally accidentally.
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After spending the previous year and a half locked up in a room alone, writing, I thought it would be a welcome relief, an adventure. As with the writing and publishing of Jaws and the writing, shooting, and subsequent release of the movie, I hadn't the faintest idea what I was about to get myself into. 3 South Australia, 1974 Part 2 The journey for The American Sportsman had not begun in that cage in the home range of the great white sharks: the cold, dark waters near Dangerous Reef in the Neptune Islands.
My brain shouted, You … you of all people ought to know: HUMAN BEINGS DO NOT BELONG IN THE WATER WITH GREAT WHITE SHARKS! The shark withdrew, then quickly bit the cage again, and again. It wasn't till the third or fourth bite that I realized the shark wasn't really attacking. It was more like an exploration, a testing. A tasting. Then the shark turned, showing its flank. I crept forward and reached between the bars to feel its skin. It felt hard and solid, a torpedo of muscle, sleek and polished like steel.
No one knew how many sharks there were. ” By the time a reporter for the St. ” The suspicious reporter chartered a small plane and flew out over the scene. He didn't know what to expect. Surely there would be too many sharks to count, but would they be moving toward the beaches or away from them? Were the sharks chasing food or hunting for food? Was this mass gathering a breeding event … or a killing event? I spoke to the reporter on the phone after he returned. “The water was murky,” he said, “but I could still count the sharks 'cause it was calm and they were all on or near the surface.
Shark Life: True Stories About Sharks & the Sea by Karen Wojtyla