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"Watson and the Shark." | Wikimedia Commons
Animals

How Shark Panic Gave Way to Protection: Photos

A look back shows how our collective fear of these apex ocean predators is evolving into awe and respect.

August 15, 2014
6:30 AM EDT
DON'T MISS SHARK WEEK SUN AUG 10-SAT AUG 16 8/7C! | Discovery
Woodrow Wilson. | Library of Congress
Survivors of the U.S.S. Indianapolis sinking on Guam in August of 1945. | Wikimedia Commons
Florida Museum of Natural History. | Wikimedia Commons
Jacques Cousteau. | Henry Hermellin, Wikimedia Commons
Peter Benchley. | Wikimedia Commons
The fishing village of Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, was the primary location for the movie "Jaws." | Wikimedia Commons
The Discovery Communications Building in Silver Spring, Md., decorated for Shark Week. | Wikimedia Commons
A Galapagos shark swimming in a Marine Protected Area off the coast of Hawaii. | Claire Fackler, NOAA