Great white sharks: A twist in the tale

Chris Fallows
Apex Images & African Shark Eco-Charters

Monday, October 28, 2002
12:00 p.m. Pacific Forum


The now-famous, flying great white sharks of Seal Island in False Bay, South Africa, are extremely high profile animals, yet very little is being done to conserve these super predators.
World-renowned photographer and naturalist Chris Fallows, his wife Monique, and business partner Rob Lawrence work an average of 150 days per year at Seal Island observing these amazing sharks as they hunt using spectacular breaching techniques. Numerous attempts to have the area declared a nature conservancy have failed, threatening the delicate balance that has existed for eons.

Through imagery, newsletters, and talks, Chris & Monique now make every effort possible to showcase this unique area. They hope their work will inspire further efforts to conserve this very special enclave.

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