Sharks Start Streaming

Shark Squad, a closer look at some of the species’ most dangerous denizens, has debuted on subscription streaming service Smithsonian Earth.

In the first episode, “Guadalupe: Island of the White Sharks,” the Shark Squad team attaches a “shark cam” to the dorsal fin of a great white.

Diving with Great White Sharks – Shark Squad

This is the most sophisticated shark cage on the planet… but would YOU go in it to dive with great whites?Shark Squad premieres this Friday on Smithsonian Earth –

Posted by Smithsonian Earth on Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Episodes premiering the next two Fridays, July 20 and July 27, are “Bahamas Shark Lab,” with scientists investigating sharks’ migration and overall intelligence; and “Chasing Mako,” tracking the fastest shark in the world off the New Zealand coast.

Smithsonian Earth, offering a wide array of nature and wildlife programming shot in 4K resolution, costs $3.99 monthly following a 30-day free trial.

You can also sample Smithsonian Earth’s content through free first episodes of Wild Castles, The Secret World of Animal Sleep, Africa’s Hunters and Arabian Seas.

You can find Smithsonian Earth online; on iOS/Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire or Android; and as an Amazon Prime add-on channel.

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About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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