Shark Week: The Podcast

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Shark Week: The Podcast brings the magic of Shark Week right to your ears. Marine biologist and veteran shark expert, Luke Tipple, takes listeners on a dive to learn little-known shark facts to prepare for the big week. During Shark Week, Luke welcomes guests and fellow Shark Week scientists to join the pod and share the behind-the-scenes scoop on what really happened out at sea. Fin-filled entertainment continues after Shark Week with weekly episodes covering a wide range of the sharkiest current topics, from survivor stories to conservation work. For more about all things Shark Week, head to SharkWeek.com

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S3 Ep.13: Zandile Ndhlovu on South African Great Whites & Creating a More Diverse Ocean
00:54:19

Shark Week: The Podcast dives into the latest shark news as Luke Tipple discusses the reaction to several shark bites off the coast of Long Island. He also looks at reports that Atlantic plankton are being wiped out faster than previously thought and explains why it could be catastrophic for shark populations and the environment as a whole. Plus, freediver and star of Discovery’s Shark Week Special Shark Women: Ghosted by Great Whites, Zandile Ndhlovu aka “The Black Mermaid”, joins Luke to speak about the disappearance of great white sharks in South Africa and Zandile’s quest to increase diversity in the oceans!

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Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/zandile-ndhlovu-on-south-african-great-whites-creating-a-more-diverse-ocean

Aug 08, 2022
S3 Ep.12: Eli Roth on Shark Killing Tournaments
01:08:55

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, host Luke Tipple takes a dive into the latest news in the world of sharks. He discusses Mako sightings off the coast of Spain and the media coverage of several shark attacks near Egypt. Plus, award-winning filmmaker & shark conservationist Eli Roth also joins Luke to discuss shark killing tournaments in Florida and across the United States. Eli & Luke explain how spreading awareness and increasing public pressure can put an end to the practice, once and for all!

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Aug 01, 2022
S3 Ep.11: The Epic Battles Between Swordfish and Mako Sharks
00:38:54

Shark Week: The Podcast, goes behind the scenes with stars of the Shark Week special Dawn of the Monster Mako, underwater filmmaker and shark expert Joe Romeiro & marine biologist and cinematographer Lauren Romeiro. Host Luke Tipple chats with the newly married shark couple about the differences between makos and swordfish, the elusive nature of the adult mako shark, and the footage caught by deep water cameras that can go up to 3000 feet underwater. The experts share their shark safety while searching the depths around the ancient island of the archipelago.

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Jul 28, 2022
S3 Ep.10: This Haunted Oil Rig is Home to Dozens of Shark Species
00:33:52

Shark Week: The Podcast, takes you behind the scenes of the Shark Week special, The Haunting of Shark Tower. Host Luke Tipple chats with shark experts and stars of the special, Kori Burkhardt & Dr. James Sulikowski. They recount their dramatic tales at sea working on North Carolina’s Frying Pan Tower. The haunted rig is home to an abundance of shark species, including the great white. Their most harrowing shark encounter came just before they had to abort their research mission because a 12-foot wave snapped their boat anchor.

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Jul 27, 2022
S3 Ep.9: Why Orcas Are Killing Great Whites in South Africa
00:43:21

Shark Week: The Podcast takes you on a deep dive into the battle between great whites and orcas, also known as killer whales, off South Africa’s coastline. Marine biologists & stars of the Shark Week show Shark Women, Alison Towner & Leigh de Necker join host Luke Tipple to discuss how the notorious predator has become prey and explain the vital role great whites play in sustaining healthy ocean ecosystems. 

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For more about sharks, head to SharkWeek.com

Jul 26, 2022
S3 Ep.8: How to Survive a Shark Attack
00:25:21

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, Luke Tipple is joined by Paul de Gelder, a former Australian Navy bomb disposal diver, shark-attack survivor, and star of the Shark Week special Monsters Under the Rig. After recounting his bull shark attack and subsequent shark activism, Paul discusses his search for “Maverick Makos.” These mako sharks seem to be traveling vast distances and redefining everything scientists thought they knew about mako behavior. 

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Jul 25, 2022
S3 Ep. 7: The Huge “Blob” Threatening Great White Sharks
00:34:18

Shark Week: The Podcast, goes behind the scenes of the Shark Week special, Jaws vs The Blob. Host Luke Tipple, chats with one of the stars of the show,  Madison Stewart aka Shark Girl to discuss the beauty of great white sharks and the dangers looming in their habitat due to “The Blob”, a mass of warm water in the Northern Pacific linked to climate change and the shifting ocean ecosystems. Maddie talks about her time at Baja California’s Guadalupe Island where she studied the unusual presence of juvenile great white sharks and recounted her harrowing dive in the not-so-safe shark cage.

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Jul 24, 2022
S3 Ep.6: Filming Sharks as a Career
00:38:21

On this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, cinematographer and Shark Week legend Andy Casagrande joins host Luke Tipple as they dive into the world of Great White Sharks. Andy discusses being part of Discovery show Air Jaws: Top Guns, and the search to find the biggest breaching great white shark ever. Andy explains the remarkable hunting methods of great whites near Shark Island in South Africa and talks about his remarkable journey from cameraman to Shark Week host.

Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422

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Find episode transcripts here:  https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/s3-ep6-filming-sharks-as-a-career

For more about sharks, head to SharkWeek.com

Jul 23, 2022
S3 Ep.5: How Sharks Keep Our Ecosystems Healthy
00:19:57

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, marine biologist and shark expert, Luke Tipple recalls his first shark interaction as a child spear fishing with his father and how that was the moment that sparked a life-long passion to study and protect sharks. He breaks down the critical role of sharks in keeping healthy ecosystems in all earth’s oceans and why our way of life would suffer greatly if sharks were no longer with us.  He details the unique places sharks call home and describes shark species' diverse needs in habitats -- from warm, tropical ocean waters to deep, icy ocean waters. 

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Jul 22, 2022
S3 Ep.4: How Sharks Are Built to Hunt
00:21:02

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple answers the burning question: how do sharks jump so high out of the water? And he breaks down the unique ways sharks hunt and navigate using their super-hero sixth sense and how you can put a shark in a trance, a reflex called tonic immobility.  He also dispels the myths that secreting bodily fluids will increase the likelihood of a shark encounter.

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Jul 21, 2022
S3 Ep. 3: Shark Morphology - The Body of a Shark
00:21:39

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, we take a dive off the coast of Guadalupe Island with our host, Luke Tipple, marine biologist and shark expert, as he gets up close and personal with a 20 foot Great White. Then he deep dives into shark anatomy and talks about the major differences in teeth between shark species from the species that have hundreds of teeth, to species that have thousands. At the end of the episode, Luke talks about the biggest sharks in the world and a shark species small enough to fit in your hand. 

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Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/s3-ep-3-shark-morphology-the-body-of-a-shark

For more about sharks, head to SharkWeek.com

Jul 20, 2022
S3 Ep.2: Risks to Humans - How To Deter a Shark
00:29:33

In this episode of Shark Week: The Podcast, marine biologist and shark expert, Luke Tipple recounts the harrowing tale of being stuck in a bull shark feeding frenzy while diving on Australia’s Yongala shipwreck, early in his career. Through this story and others, he gives advice on what to do if you ever catch yourself in a shark interaction. He shares information about the role sharks play in oceans and the role that humans play in keeping sharks and oceans safe, and what we can do to ramp up our efforts.

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For more about sharks, head to SharkWeek.com

Jul 19, 2022
S3 Ep 1: The Life and Life Cycle of Sharks
00:19:21

Welcome to Shark Week: The Podcast! Dive in with marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple as he illuminates little-known shark facts through the stories of his deep-sea ocean adventures. During this episode, Luke discusses the biology of sharks and the life cycle from mating to birthing – and speculates what a spectacle two hammerheads mating in the wild would be like. As he continues, he examines the details about shark species that can live up to 100 years or longer and how sharks likely evolved into the majestic apex predators they are today.

Please note that there is a cheeky mention of sharks mating from 4:41 to 5:15 Listener discretion is advised. 

Connect with the podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-week-the-podcast/id1527053422

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Find episode transcripts here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/the-life-and-life-cycle-of-sharks

For more about sharks, head to SharkWeek.com

Jul 18, 2022
Introducing Shark Week: The Podcast
00:01:38

Shark Week: The Podcast brings the magic of Shark Week right to your ears. Marine biologist and veteran shark expert, Luke Tipple, takes listeners on a dive to learn little-known shark facts to prepare for the big week. During Shark Week, Luke welcomes guests and fellow Shark Week scientists to join the pod and share the behind-the-scenes scoop on what really happened out at sea. Fin-filled entertainment continues after Shark Week with weekly episodes covering a wide range of the sharkiest current topics, from survivor stories to conservation work.

For more about sharks, head to SharkWeek.com

Jul 11, 2022
S2 Ep.8: These Ninja Sharks Have Deadly Skills
00:47:15

Three ninja-skilled sharks have been discovered in the icy waters of Alaska, off populated beaches of New York, and lurking in ghostly shipwrecks off the coast of North Carolina. Dr. Craig O'Connell and Madeline Marens share what they’ve learned about these sharks' unique and deadly qualities.

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Find episode transcript here: https://shark-weeks-daily-bite.simplecast.com/episodes/these-ninja-sharks-have-deadly-skills

Jul 18, 2021
S2 Ep.7: Tiger Sharks Battle Great Whites on Norfolk Island
00:42:25

Norfolk Island's tiger sharks go head-to-head with migrating great whites over an unusual food source: cow carcasses. Dr. Riley Elliott returned to the island to understand this fascinating cow carcass competition, and shares what he's learned.

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Jul 17, 2021
S2 Ep.6: Forrest Galante Rediscovers Marine Life Lost to Science
00:42:09

International wildlife biologist Forrest Galante travels the world in search of rare and elusive wildlife, including species lost to science. He shares his experience investigating mysterious cold water sharks.

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Jul 16, 2021
S2 Ep.5: Dr. Pimple Popper Learns From Shark Skin
00:38:05

Dr. Austin Gallagher and Dr. Pimple Popper are on a mission to explore the world of shark skin, and understand how they can apply that science to treat human skin issues. Dr. Gallagher shares what we can learn from shark for human treatments.

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Jul 15, 2021
S2 Ep.4: A Great White Shark Nursery Beneath the Waves
00:34:37

On a mission to find great white shark nurseries, Dr. Craig O’Connell returns to Western Australia to track female shark behavior. With only five known nursery locations in the world, they hope that finding shark pups and juveniles will help them learn more about this significant species. Dr. O'Connell weighs in on what he and the research team learned.

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Jul 14, 2021
S2 Ep.3: Shark Species Collide in New England’s Yearly Shark Vortex
00:49:38

Every summer, over 30 species of sharks converge off the coast of southern New England, creating a dangerous shark vortex. As the shark vortex retreats in the fall, sharks battle it out for dominance in the icy waters. Dr. Greg Skomal and Joe Romeiro braved rough oceans and fierce predators to capture new footage of the phantom shark in those waters, and reveal which shark reigns supreme in the vortex.

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Jul 13, 2021
S2 Ep.2: William Shatner’s Legendary Shark Encounter
00:39:37

For Shark Week, Dr. Tristan Guttridge linked up with legendary actor William Shatner to boldly go where Shark Week has never gone before. The mission: enter shark-infested waters to understand the nature of fear and come face to face with an apex predator. Dr. Guttridge shares what he learned.

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Jul 12, 2021
S2 Ep.1: How High Can a Shark Jump? These Shark Experts Know
00:55:55

Shark experts Alison Towner and Chris Fallows have recorded the highest shark jump at 15 feet in the air in Mossel Bay, South Africa. They talk about just how skilled the sharks are in that area, and how they caught this record-setting breach.

 

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Jul 11, 2021
S1 Ep.7: Researching The Sharks That Swim in the Deep Sea
00:38:41

Marine biologist Luke Tipple, interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Tiger Shark King.” Austin Gallaher and Christine de Silva discuss their mission to understand the assault on a 14-foot tiger shark in the Caribbean.

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Aug 16, 2020
S1 Ep.6: Why Great Whites Are So Much More Aggressive In Western Australia
00:45:53

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Lair of the Great White.” Dr. Craig O’Connell and Marc Payne want to know why the Great White Sharks are so much more aggressive off the coast of Western Australia.

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Aug 15, 2020
S1 Ep.5: Studying the Dangerous and Dwindling Mako Shark
00:51:52

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Mako Nation.” Riley Elliott and Andy Casagrande discuss the mysteries they uncover about the Mako Shark in one of their last strongholds—New Zealand.

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Aug 14, 2020
S1 Ep.4: Great White Sharks in California Are On an Unexplained Animal Killing Spree
00:35:53

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews Jimi Partington and Michael Harris, of the Shark Week show "Great White Serial Killer Extinction," about why Great Sharks in California are attacking sea otters for no apparent reason—and how the killing spree may push the California Sea Otter to extinction.

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Aug 13, 2020
S1 Ep.3: The Pursuit to Find Three Unique Sharks Lost to Science
00:37:10

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Extinct or Alive: Land of the Lost Sharks.” Forrest Galante talks about his tireless pursuit to find three unique sharks lost to science for nearly 100 years.

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Aug 12, 2020
S1 Ep.2: The Search for a 20-Foot-Long Great White Shark
00:47:31

Marine biologist, Luke Tipple, interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Jaws Awakens.” Chris Fallows and Jeff Kurr discuss their exploration of New Zealand’s waters trying to find a nearly 20-foot-long, two-ton shark named Fred.

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Aug 11, 2020
S1 Ep.1: The Pandemic is Bringing Great White Sharks Out of Hiding
00:41:51

Marine biologist Luke Tipple interviews the stars of the Shark Week show, “Shark Lockdown.” Clark Gayford and Mark Erdmann discuss their harrowing adventures as the global lockdown lured New Zealand’s biggest great whites out of hiding.

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Aug 10, 2020