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If you've ever shuddered at the thought of meeting your maker by way of a shark attack, here's your chance to feed your fear and visualize it, without having to die in the process. A remote camera towed on the back of a boat captured this footage (below) of a great white trailing behind and then deciding the camera looked like it might be something it could eat, or at least hurt. The footage, shot off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, was taken by a diver and award-winning underwater camera operator named Charles Maxwell. Maxwell always uses a remote tow camera following behind his vessel when he's on the water during a shoot. In this footage's less frightening moments, dolphins and...

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines - A dog handler in the southern Philippines narrowly avoided death after his dog alerted him to a bomb just before it exploded, police said Monday. Credit: Getty Editorial Officer Manuel Ynid was only injured when the bomb hidden in a cardboard box exploded in the strife-torn southern port city of Zamboanga late Sunday, said the city police spokesman Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca. Ynid and his bomb-sniffing Belgian Malinois called Diego were part of a team that was investigating an earlier explosion at a massage parlour, Huesca said. The first bomb had caused no casualties but as Ynid was approaching a cardboard box, the dog reacted, indicating it had detected a bom...

Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat. South American Goliath birdeater. Credit: Associated Press "When I turned on the light, I couldn't quite understand what I was seeing," said Naskrecki, an entomologist and photographer at Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology. A moment later, he realized he was looking not at a brown, furry mammal, but an enormous, puppy-size spider. PHOTOS: Fish-Eating Spiders Found Around the World Known as the South American Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi...