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Happy Shark Week: Our Six Favorite Shark Videos of 2014 (So Far)

Happy Shark Week: Our Six Favorite Shark Videos of 2014 (So Far)

Originally posted 08/11/2014 04:15PM

"Live every week like it's Shark Week," Tracy Morgan once said. (In an episode of 30 Rock.) This week, though, that advice is especially true: It actually is Shark Week, the Discovery Channel's seven-day celebration of nature's most perfect aquatic killing machine.

To celebrate, we're rounding up our favorite shark videos from Discovery and our own archives. Happy Shark Week – you're gonna need a bigger monitor.

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Shark Week Mascot Answers PEOPLE Editors' Most Pressing Questions

Shark Week Mascot Answers PEOPLE Editors' Most Pressing Questions

Originally posted 08/10/2014 06:30PM

Squid guts, puns about fins, nightmares – we can only be talking about one thing.

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See This Woman's Jealousy-Inspiring Friendship with a Cheetah

UpdatePosted 08/06/2014 07:45PM

Woman Has Jealousy-Inspiring Friendship with Cheetah (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/06/2014 04:15PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr When we call Goska Zdziechowska a "big cat lady," we're not referring to the size of her love for cats, but rather the size of the cats she loves.

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Pittsburgh Man Proposes to Girlfriend with the Help of  – Yes! – Penguins (VIDEO)

Penguin-Assisted Proposal Delights at Pittsburgh Zoo (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/05/2014 08:20AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr If only this were narrated by Morgan Freeman.

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Man Finds Rare Calico Lobster, Gives It to New Hampshire Aquarium (PHOTOS)

Man Finds Rare Calico Lobster, Gives It to New Hampshire Aquarium (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 07/31/2014 02:30PM

A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that's bright orange with dark blue spots.

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Famous Albino Whale Makes Rare Appearance in Queensland

Superstar Albino Whale Migaloo Makes Rare Appearance in Queensland

Originally posted 06/23/2014 10:50AM

It's like spotting the J.D. Salinger of the whale world.

Friday, whale-cruise operators near Australia's Port Stephens were alerted to the fact that elusive albino humpback whale Migaloo was in the area, sending whale watchers on a merry chase as he joined other migrating humpbacks heading towards Queensland.

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Watch the Oddly Riveting Mating Dance of the Galapagos Albatross

UpdatePosted 06/16/2014 06:45PM

The Mating Dance of the Galapagos Albatross Is Oddly Riveting (VIDEO)

Originally posted 06/16/2014 08:25AM

Coming soon to a bar near you.

The "funny-looking bird does its strange mating dance" portion of nature shows is clearly the best portion, so why not just cut to the chase and watch only that part?

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Poachers Kill One of the World's Largest Elephants

Poachers Kill Satao, One of the World's Largest Elephants

Originally posted 06/15/2014 07:25PM

The Tsavo Trust, a not-for-profit organization located in Kenya, reported Friday that one of the largest and oldest bull elephants in Kenya's Tsavo Conservation area – and likely the world – Satao, had been killed by poachers.

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Rare, Deeply Upsetting 'Goblin Shark' Caught Off Gulf of Mexico

UpdatePosted 05/06/2014 04:35PM

Rare, Deeply Upsetting 'Goblin Shark' Caught Off Gulf of Mexico

Originally posted 05/06/2014 12:45PM

Frankly, we don't find Jaws all that scary anymore ... now that we know something like this exists.

Photos of a rare – and terrifying – species of shark known as the goblin shark have surfaced, and now we don't think we'll ever sleep again.

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