A Great White Shark swimming in the waters off the coast of New Zealand.

SW14 LAIR OF THE MEGA SHARK

A Great White Shark swimming in the waters off the coast of New Zealand.

Photo by: Andy Brandy Casagrande IV

Andy Brandy Casagrande IV

Get Your Heart Pumping for Shark Week 2022

By: Discovery

Shark Week 2022 starts July 24 on discovery and discovery+.

May 27, 2022

(Updated June 14)

The weather is getting hotter and you know what that means. Shark Week is coming back to a screen near you, starting July 24 on discovery and discovery+.

Earlier this summer, basketball legend, Shaq, reminisced about his favorite moment of Shark Week and went behind the scenes on his last shark diving adventure with a whale shark.

Stream ShaqAttack on discovery+.

Can't wait for July? Dive into all the highest breaches, baby sharks, and more by swimming through the best of Shark Week.

Join the conversation on social media using #SHARKWEEK, and follow Discovery Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok for more updates.

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There’s a Lot You Don’t Know About Sharks

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The Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act Passed the US Senate

On World Ocean’s Day 2021, CHOW (Capitol Hill Ocean Week) took a CHOMP out of the threats that sharks are still enduring. The CHOW bite came in the form of the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act (SFSEA- S. 1106), which recently passed the senate and is now returning to the House for approval.

King of the (Sea) Monsters

This story begins like any good Godzilla flick: the unsuspecting scientist, perfectly specialized for their twist of fate, does something mundane. Then ‘BOOM!’ the monster appears--in this case the Godzilla shark.

The Great Easter (Shark) Egg Hunt

In the United States, we know that every April brings a giant bunny hiding an array of colorful eggs that vary in size, color and texture. But did you know the ocean’s got its own version?!

When is Shark Week 2022?

Shark Week 2022 starts July 24 on discovery and discovery+.

Meet the Shark Species at Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium’s expert animal team cares for several shark species, from the great hammerhead and tiger sharks, to the largest in the sea - whale sharks (yes, they are a part of the shark family). Some of these species are apex predators essential to our ocean’s ecosystem. Unfortunately, humans are the number one threat to their populations.

Shark Week: The Podcast – Shark Morphology - The Body of a Shark

Marine biologist and shark expert Luke Tipple recounts a shark interaction with a 20-foot Great White shark as he deep dives on shark anatomy.

The SHARK WEEK Blimp is Coming to a City Near You

It's a plane, it's a bird, it's a... Shark? Starting June 24, keep your eyes on the sky for... a flying shark! The first-ever SHARK WEEK Blimp will be flying along the East coast to get fans excited for the best thing about summer.Track the SHARK WEEK Blimp's whereabouts here and share photos of your sightings on social using #SharkWeek.And get ready, Shark Week starts on July 11 on Discovery and discovery+.

Ready. Set. Mako! Join the 2021 Shark Week Race with Yes.Fit

Discovery teams up with YES.FIT for the Second Annual Shark Week Virtual Race through Maui, Hawaii. Make like a Mako, and let's go!

2 Shark Week Blimps are Flying Over the Coasts

What's the only thing better than a flying shark? ...Two flying sharks. Starting July 1, keep your eyes on the sky for two SHARK WEEK blimps roaming the East and West coasts.Track the Shark Week blimps' whereabouts at SharkWeek.com/Blimp and share photos of your sightings using #EastShark and #WestShark.Get excited, Shark Week starts July 24 on Discovery and discovery+.

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