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Shark week is back on Discovery Channel. Last night the piscine extravaganza kicked off with a return to Seal Island in South Africa for Ultimate Air Jaws.

It's the third time the Discovery Channel has returned to Seal Island. To justify another visit to the same location to shoot the same topic, over and over again, Chris Fallows and crew employed a slew of new gadgets and revolutionary video technologies. To capture great whites launching themselves out of the water at 25-mph attacking a seal dummy in ever greater detail from a number of angles, they used an underwater sub, a helicopter, an underwater seal cam, and a floating sled with a cameraman on it 10-feet from the 2,000-lb. jumping sharks. The kicker was a 1,000 frame-per-second camera that slowed down the action, enabling the one-second shark attack to be viewed as almost a minute of hi res footage. Everything appeared in lurid detail, from the rippling muscles of the apex predator to the droplets of water splashing off it's teeth.

You can watch shark week on TV at the times on the schedule below (click below on Continue Reading), or watch episodes online on the Discovery Channel's web site.

To get a little more substance on the global condition of sharks, and to find out about the conservation of sharks, check out The Shark Research Institute.

--Joe Spring
@joespring

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