Survival Skills 

This Otherworldly Frogfish Was Found ‘Walking’ On The Ocean Floor

New Zealand is famous for The Lord of The Rings movies being filmed on its hills, but it turns out that the sea surrounding it is just as otherworldly. The Museum of New Zealand posted pictures taken by Claudia Howse, Glenys Howse, and James Beuvink on a fishing trip of what appears to be a black creature — half fish and half frog — that was caught on North Island. The museum insists that it is indeed a frogfish (which is actually just a fish), but others still aren’t sure….

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While Filming His Daughter Underwater, This Father Noticed Something Disturbing

The truth is, sharks have very little interest in being seen by humans, but one in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, couldn’t help but enjoy a close-up. A father and his daughter were testing out their new GoPro at Papamoa Beach, when suddenly a shark came dangerously close, swimming right next to them. (via Daily Mail) According to the comments on YouTube, the man filming was actually even hit by the shark! I know GoPro’s slogan is “Be a Hero,” but this might be too much to ask of…

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