National Geographic Documentaries Shark Nicole

Despite a well publicized image as a savage predator, there are many aspects of the great white that have remained a mystery. The movements of this intriguing and large animal across the Earth's oceans have remained an enigma for years. Keen to learn more about this much maligned animal, researchers developed a unique satellite tagging system specifically for great whites. Scientists Michael Scholl and Ramon Bonfil befriended and tagged a shark they call Nicole. This single white female takes them on an incredible and previously unimaginable journey across an ocean teeming with threats to her survival. Powered by her overwhelming natural instinct, Nicole determinedly navigated icy cold waters, dove to unfathomable depths, battled hunger and fatigue and outsmarted some of the Atlantic Ocean's most lethal inhabitants.

  • 2008
  • 00:47:01
  • 9-12
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Sharks [LCSH] White shark [LCSH] Shark fisheries [LCSH] Shark fishing [LCSH] Animal behavior [LCSH] Marine ecology [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Biology [LCSH] Environmental sciences [LCSH]
Rory McGuinness (Director), Gary Parker (Writer), Ian McGee (Writer), Rima Te Wiata (Narrator)
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