Australia Puts 300 Sharks On Twitter

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•01 Jan 8, 2014

To prevent attacks on beachgoers, Australian government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with transmitters that send out an alert via Twitter anytime one of the animals swims within a half mile of a beach. What do you you think?

  • “As someone who swims with seals at dusk every day, I find this very helpful.”

    Colin Havermeyer –
    Adult Orthodontist

  • “What’s wrong with just having a little girl on the beach pointing at the ocean and screaming? That always seems to create an appropriate level of panic.”

    Finn Kehoe –
    Jewel Finisher

  • “Man, Google+ is never going to take off.”

    Gwyneth Kingman –
    Assistant Legal Officer

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