Positive Is How I Live-Speak Happiness-Dive Ronin

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When I was in one of the exhibits at the Aquarium, rays would follow me to have their backs scratched. This is the same, but with a 15ft tiger shark.
Wild shark immediately recognizes her human best friend and asks for belly scratches 馃挋馃 Need more sharks in your life? @SharkWeek starts August 9 on Discovery! #ad Get all the details here: thedo.do/discoverysharkweek.
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Pharaoh Sanders, the Son, finally joins John Coltrane, the Father, and Albert Ayler, the Holy Ghost.
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The Hatteras Hope Spot is home to a number of shipwrecks. Sand tiger sharks tend to aggregate around these shipwrecks, and females may have preferred shipwrecks. #HopeSpots Photo by Tanya Houppermans, blueelementsimaging.com/
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I'm out of control, tear myself down, build myself up, tear myself down again. -- Neil Young
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Gardens of the Queen is one of the world's most well-preserved coral reefs, just off the coast of Cuba. In 2011, Anderson Cooper explored this stunning archipelago with marine biologist David Guggenheim, spotting vibrant coral and dodging sharks. cbsn.ws/3BywN6Y
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An easy day with my girls. Some days are beautiful in their simplicity, no hooks to remove, no stress, no pain. So peaceful to spend time with Fairy and Crook. All sharks are Caribbean Reef, with the exception of small one, a nurse shark. Video by Kewin Lorenzen
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Big Tiger is one of the smallest sharks I've seen at Guadalupe. I'm assuming he was named for his attitude and not his size (or species).
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Ray Charles, Bruce Springsteen, and John Coltrane were all born on this date. A remarkable trio of artists 馃巶
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Powerful excerpt from letter written by DC Police sergeant ahead of sentencing next week in a Jan 6 defendant's case "The thought of family gave the will.. to get up" ====>
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Today is World Gorilla Day and our birthday! 馃帀馃 Fifty-five years ago today, Dian pitched two tents on the side of a mountain in Rwanda and founded the Karisoke Research Center, starting the longest-running gorilla conservation and research program in the world. 1/3
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Glory to our Defenders!
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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest spiked more than 80% in August from a year earlier, preliminary government data showed. Environmental advocates have blamed far-right President Jair Bolsonaro for the increase in deforestation reut.rs/3fj81Ag
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鈥淲e鈥檙e tired of politicians enriching themselves at our expense,鈥 writes @israelayala144. 鈥淲e鈥檙e fed up with the blackouts.鈥 nyti.ms/3S85A21
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Had a VERY special visitor on our field site the other day. This juvenile whale shark hung out around our dive boat for about 15 minutes. Hands down one of the coolest field days ever! Video credit Hollis of Extended Horizons in Maui. @EVNautilus @InsideNatGeo
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not a gator, but a croc鈥 close enough tho鈥 Brutus. he鈥檚 80 years old. he fought a shark and lost his arm. and then he ate that shark.
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鈥淎 spokesperson for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) did not immediately respond to a request for comment as to why GOP leaders rolled out their plan for America with a video featuring stock footage from Russia.鈥
NEW: House Republicans just rolled out their official "Commitment to America鈥 plan for 2023 with an inspirational video chock full of scenes presented as exceptional imagery of America -- but that are actually stock footage from Russia and Ukraine. huffpost.com/entry/house-rep鈥
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鈥淲hen you make a [banned book] list with Toni Morrison, it signals that you鈥檙e doing something right.鈥 In honor of @BannedBooksWeek鈥檚 40th anniversary, @IamGMJohnson shares their experience having their memoir be the third most challenged title of 2021: at.pw.org/BannedBooksWeek
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