July 25, 2017
World-renowned shark expert, George Burgess discusses Nat Geo Wild's "SharkFest"- pegged as the "second-best known week of sharks." Burgess breaks down some of the myths surrounding the danger of the animal and discusses the "wilderness experience" of entering the sea. He notes that the fear around sharks might be overblown due to portrayals of shark attacks in the media. Burgess delves into some of Nat Geo's programming this week, including shows that focus on preserving the ecosystems that allow sharks to thrive.