Shark-related headlines: Fixed it for you

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At Southern Fried Science, David Shiffman helpfully corrects recent news headlines to remove anti-shark rhetoric and hysteria.

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  1. Shuck says:

    That's not a fair translation; it should be: "Fish-eating animal eats another fish... in an awesome way!"

  2. I try not to miss an opportunity to post a link to the great infographic illustrating how many people are killed per year by sharks vs. how many sharks are killed per hour by people:

    http://jchernov.com/post/46445834470/man-bites-shark

    It is worth checking out if you haven't seen it yet.

  3. How about:
    "Shark stops attempt by tourist to steal his food... in an incredibly awesome way!!!"

  4. Close, but the headline should have been "Fish-eating animal fish eats a fish".

  5. One could equally easily point out that our own human reponse is just as natural as a fish eatting a fish.

    "Hysterical Ape-Descendants Collectively Hoot and Point at Mundane Occurance Which Startled Them"

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