A glossy hunter of the seas, the shark has struck worry into the hearts of fellows because the days of the 1st fishermen. Dean Crawford now explores the following the lengthy dating among shark and guy, revealing that at the back of the fearsome comic strip is a posh animal that merits a considerate reconsideration.
With a lineage stretching again over a hundred million years, the shark has advanced into 350 diverse species, from the nice white to the pike-bearing goblin to the tiny cookie-cutter. Crawford compiles right here a desirable narrative that analyzes how and why the animal looms huge in our cultural psyche. whereas sharks have performed a sought after half in faith and mythology, they're usually perceived as lethal predators—in such motion pictures as Jaws and Dr. No—or as symbols of average violence, as in Hemingway’s Islands within the Stream. Shark ultimately argues, although, that our ill-informed emotional responses, spurred by means of such representations, have inspired the wholesale slaughter of sharks—and our lack of information endangers the very life of the shark today.
Both a party in their deadly good looks and plea for his or her conservation, Shark urges us to shed our fears and savor the beauty of this majestic animal.
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