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UNF biology faculty featured on National Geographic’s ‘When Sharks Attack’

Dr. James Gelsleichter on National GeographicJuly means it’s SharkFest on National Geographic, a super-sized six weeks of fin-tastic programming that highlights the captivating science and stunning cinematic visuals of sharks. Dr. James Gelsleichter, UNF Shark Biology Lab program director, and Dr. Laura Habegger, biology assistant professor, are featured in the recently aired “When Sharks Attack” show in Season 7, Episode 6, titled “North Florida Frenzy.”

Dr. Maria Habegger on National GeographicIn 2015 and 2016, Jacksonville’s beaches were ground zero for 12 perplexing shark attacks. UNF’s Drs. Gelsleichter and Habegger join shark experts around the state to attempt to find answers about the attacks. 

Watch the episode.