Drones show California’s great white sharks are closer — and more common — than you think #drone #droneday

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Facinating that we still have so much to learn about the ocean, drones have a lot to uncover. Via Yahoo News:

Gauna, through his YouTube channel, TheMalibuArtist, is part of a cadre of researchers and photographers using drones to study great white shark behavior and present them in a more realistic light than the hyped-up reality shows and horror movies.

“Drones have become such a valuable tool for us scientists now,” says Christopher Lowe, a professor of marine biology and director of the Shark Lab at Cal State Long Beach. “It gives us that bird’s-eye view that we didn’t have before.”

Read more! and head to youtube to see some great upclose encounters


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