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Bathers Gallery

Available as Prints and Gift Items

Choose from 4 pictures in our Bathers collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Box Jellyfish and Crocodile warning sign for bathers
Box Jellyfish and Crocodile warning sign for bathers
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Diners at the Bathers Pavilion Balmoral Beach
Diners at the Bathers Pavilion Balmoral Beach
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
The Sesriem canyon at the edge of the Namib Desert
The Sesriem canyon at the edge of the Namib Desert
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Turkish Pine or Calabrian Pine, Pinus brutia; female cones on branch. Rhodes
Turkish Pine or Calabrian Pine, Pinus brutia; female cones on branch. Rhodes
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Turkish Pine or Calabrian Pine, Pinus brutia; female cones on branch. Rhodes Featured Image

Turkish Pine or Calabrian Pine, Pinus brutia; female cones on branch. Rhodes

Shark approaching swimmer at night. Increasingly, people and sharks come into contact as humans spend their leisure time in the seas and oceans. Many people fear sharks and particularly being attacked/bitten by one, but it is important to remember that these incidents are rare. Indeed, in 2017, the International Shark Attack File (ISAF), housed at the University of Florida, received reports of 88 confirmed unprovoked attacks worldwide, five of which (~6%) were tragically fatal; but this must be viewed in the light of the billions of people entering the water every year. Overall, surfers and swimmers account for about 80% of shark attack victims and, while the number of attacks has increased (possibly a reflection of an increasing human population), for the past few decades, the fatality rate has been falling through a combination of better education and advances in medical care. Mistaken identity is frequently cited by the media to explain shark attacks on humans. It is now considered far more probable, however, that such human-shark interactions are the result of a shark's curiosity. Sharks are intelligent, socially complex animals. They're not the ruthless killing machines frequently portrayed in the media. Globally we know of nearly 500 different species of sharks, at least two-thirds of which grow to less than 2m (6ft) in length and aren't considered a threat to humans. There's no getting away from the fact that some shark species (like many animals) do sometimes bite, even kill, humans. If sharks were truly interested in eating humans, though, they could have a veritable smorgasbord every weekend along beaches in almost every country. Shark attacks remain rare, however, even in areas where the large shark species are afforded legal protection and particularly relative to the increasing number of people using coastal waters. Unfortunately for humans, a curious shark can be a deadly shark - blood vessels close to the skin and a fragile frame make us very prone to damage if a shark investigates us with its mouth. Concept image illustrating most usual shark attack situations

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