At the western edge of Australia’s Outback, Wild Chronicles joins National Geographic’s Crittercam® to explore the warm, summer waters of Shark Bay, home to thousands of tiger sharks. Lurking in the coral reef’s vast seagrass beds, the opportunistic hunter eats anything and everything. But, as Crittercam® discovers, tiger sharks also keep this fragile ecosystem in balance.
Tiger sharks are just one part of the ecosystem of Shark Bay. What else is part of the ecosystem?
How many sharks has Mike, the biologist, tagged in Shark Bay?
Besides a camera, what other equipment does Crittercam carry?
What is "Gut Cam"?
How do tiger sharks help keep the Shark Bay ecosystem in balance?
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry coral reef Noun
rocky ocean features made up of millions of coral skeletons.
camera designed to be worn on a wild animal, providing a "critter-eye view" of the animal's environment.
community and interactions of living and nonliving things in an area.
Encyclopedic Entry: ecosystem fragile Noun
delicate or easily broken.
remote, sparsely populated interior region of Australia.
type of plant that grows in the ocean.
huge and spread out.