"Rethink the Shark" Video: Every year, humans kill an estimated 70 million sharks. The threats we pose are many. So, what poses a greater threat to humans--sharks or toasters? The creators of this public service announcement try to put the human fear of shark attacks in perspective.
Over the years, sharks have gotten a bad rap as bloodthirsty man-eaters. We challenge you to take a second look at these magnificent creatures and to fight fear with facts. Here are five reasons to re-think the shark—even the great white, a species that has starred in our horror movies and collective nightmares for decades. It’s time for us to embrace the fact that there’s far more to sharks than their bite.
5. King of the Food Chain