It\’s \”Shark Week,\” but that doesn\’t mean you have to sit in front of a TV to enjoy it! Check out some of the shark-themed events in the area.
Not everyone realizes it, but there are sharks,
piranhas living in the basement of a D.C.
D.C. music fans are buzzing about Shark Week, and
it has nothing to do with TV.
Unlike the nearby ocean coasts, the Chesapeake
Bay is not a
hotbed for shark sport fishing,
largely due to the low numbers of sharks that
can exist in the water. Bull sharks
are among the only species that can withstand
salinity levels that low.
To further whet your appetite with amazing shark
footage, check out these videos of
the often misunderstood sea beasts in action.
Just strap a cardboard fin on a puppy or kitten
and prepare yourself for carnage.
In the wake of shark-killing fury spurred on by
the 1975 movie \”Jaws,\” the aquarium serves as a
respository for information about a
misunderstood beast that is
critical to the entire marine ecosystem.
Discovery Channel\’s Shark Week will return to
all its glory this year as Chompie, the giant
inflated shark, returns to his perch atop the
Discovery building in Silver Spring, Md.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.