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Finally! Scientists Using Bikini-Clad Women to Bait Sharks for Study

Via ABC News:
Girl. Bikini. Shark. The only thing missing are two notes on a tuba – duhm, duhm – that ominous, iconic indication that “Jaws” is about to turn the water blood red. But here in the shark infested waters off the South African coast, the women are not actresses and the sharks are not movie robots. They are part of a bold experiment to prove that almost everything Steven Spielberg and Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” taught us to fear about the ultimate predator is wrong, and “Nightline” was invited along for an exclusive sneak peek. . .

Do scientists now get their ideas for experiments from direct-to-SyFy channel movies? - Greg Pollowitz


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