Meg Gleason

Nat Geo WILD: The Whale That Ate Jaws

Off the coast of San Francisco, an unexpected killing challenged the great white shark’s supremacy as the ultimate predator when one became prey to a killer whale.  Whale-watchers witnessed a stunning act of nature as a killer whale rose ...

Nat Geo WILD: Shark Invasion

The harbors surrounding Sydney, Australia, have become hunting grounds for some of the most dangerous shark species known to man.  After three attacks in just three weeks, a wave of terror rises over the people of Sydney, whose waters are ...

Nat Geo WILD: Rehearsing in the Hotel Pool

Due to weather issues, the Shark Attack team has had to think on their toes. Instead of testing the equipment in the rough South African waters as planned, they resorted to Plan B… the hotel pool. Here are some pictures ...

Nat Geo WILD: Riding the RIB

In order to get to the modest yacht that serves as base camp for all that is and will be Shark Attack Experiment LIVE, the team must first embark on a rough and choppy 40 minute ride on the RIB (rigid ...

Nat Geo WILD: Shark vs. Salmon

In Alaska’s freezing waters lurk some of the ocean’s most agile killers―salmon sharks. They are a close relative of the great white shark and one of the few sharks with warm-blooded capabilities. Every year, thousands make the ...

Nat Geo WILD: Red Sea Jaws

In December, 2010, the popular tourist resort of Sharm el-Sheikh hit the headlines when four swimmers were brutally attacked and one killed in a spate of unprecedented shark attacks. What had turned the warm safe waters of the Red Sea into ...

Nat Geo Wild: Gobbling Up Seals

Narrated by critically-acclaimed actor Alec Baldwin, Planet Carnivore: Sharks delves into the cold waters of South Africa’s False Bay. There, a 2,000 pound great white shark called Haai, the Afrikaans word for shark, stalks her prey as she has done ...

Nat Geo WILD: Shark Mosh Pit

Nat Geo WILD counts down the top ten most terrifying sharks from around the globe. Using a specially designed “Crittercam,” we’ll dive into the shark world and see everything from an intimate moment between nurse sharks to a bull ...

Nat Geo WILD: Shark Battleground—The Red Triangle

More great white shark attacks are reported along the coast of California than any other place in the world. This 135-mile stretch called The Red Triangle is the “Grand Central” for great white sharks―that can top out over two ...

Nat Geo Wild: Bull Shark vs. Great White

Imagine a predator with the appetite of a great white shark, but armed with the ability to stalk its prey in both salt and freshwater. Such a monster once terrorized the Jersey shore. Fabien Cousteau, whose grandfather was ocean adventurer ...

Nat Geo WILD: Sharkville Kicks Off Shark Marathon

It’s truly amazing to witness the precision and prowess of a great white shark in action. As formidable as they are, scientists believed great whites hunted only during the day because of poor night vision — until they got to ...

Nat Geo WILD: Know Your Sharks—The Sand Tiger Shark

Despite the sand tiger shark’s ferocious appearance, it’s actually a rather docile, non-aggressive species. Don’t let its rows of ragged, razor-sharp teeth that protrude in all directions fool you, the sand shark is known to only attack ...

Nat Geo WILD: What Are the Odds? Some Surprising Shark Attack Stats

Who knew toilets and air fresheners could be so dangerous? Well, at least statistically speaking it appears sharks seem to pose less of a threat than many things we encounter every day. In 1996, toilets injured 43,000 Americans. Sharks injured 13. You have ...

Nat Geo WILD: Know Your Sharks—The Bull Shark

Unlike the dusky shark previously profiled, the bull shark is one of the three shark species notorious for attacking humans (with the great white and tiger shark rounding out the top three). Because the bull shark frequents shallow warm waters ...

Nat Geo WILD: Know Your Sharks—The Dusky Shark

Although the great white shark seems to hold all the fame as a household name, that didn’t stop the dusky shark from blasting through the headlines just a few months ago. The now-famous “cyclops fetus” brought the species into ...