Shark Week 2012: Sharks in action (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – Shark Week 2012 is in full swing. The Discovery Channel phenom has captured the attention of millions for 25 years, and WTOP is keeping on top of the hype with local coverage of sharks in the region.

To further whet your appetite with amazing shark footage, we’ve rounded up some videos of the often misunderstood sea beasts in action. Check out the gallery to the right.

Have suggestions for other notable shark videos? Post links in the comments section.

WTOP’s Paul D. Shinkman contributed to this report. Follow Paul and WTOP on Twitter.

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