TRIGGER WARNING: If you’ve experienced a traumatic encounter with a great white, please skip past the below video.

(If you’re new to the area and considering surfing around here, please commit it – and this – to memory.)

That comes to us courtesy of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, from a field trip to Guadalupe Island in Mexico – a fair preview for those of you gripped in the throes of Shark Week anticipation. Now, the Discovery Channel could do a much better job portraying these fascinating creatures than it does*, but nonetheless, I thought it was an opportune moment to review some of LoCO’s shark-related blasts from the past.


* More on what the Discovery Channel’s original goal was, how that’s changed and what’s wrong (and right) about the current Shark Week presentation here.

But let’s keep this all in perspective: