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Nat Geo WILD: Shark vs. Salmon

In Alaska’s freezing waters lurk some of the ocean’s most agile killers―salmon sharks. They are a close relative of the great white shark and one of the few sharks with warm-blooded capabilities. Every year, thousands make the journey to the “Final Frontier” for a feeding frenzy.  Nat Geo WILD takes viewers on a breathtaking expedition to Prince William Sound, a rugged wonderland where enormous glaciers carve and reshape the land.  Despite its severe and unforgiving landscape, this area is a rich and productive ecosystem, home to huge schools of Pacific salmon… and huge numbers of salmon sharks as a result.  We’ll meet these mysterious and rarely filmed predators and experience their frigid hunting grounds up close in Secrets of Alaska’s Salmon Shark.

Secrets of Alaska’s Salmon Shark starts at 6P et/pt as part of the day-long marathon leading up to the premiere of Shark Attack Experiment Live at 9P et/pt.


  1. kurt borg
    November 12, 2012, 12:22 pm

    why cant i whatch the clipp???

  2. Keith Poe
    Southern California
    April 1, 2012, 6:15 am

    I have caught them in Alaska a decade ago and in California inside the Southern California Bight or local waters average size is about 350# I have been tag and releasing them taking pictures and video entertaining when the makos threshers and swordfish are away. Getting board not much challenge.
    310 56 6205 over 4000 predators primarly makos released.

  3. tim
    November 26, 2011, 7:24 pm

    this is actually quite an old story.