Fox, Rodney
January 2010
Alert Diver;Winter2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p60
The article presents the author's insights on the experiences of his son, Andrew Fox, with Australia's great white sharks since childhood, and accomplishments as a shark wrangler and enthusiast. The author narrates that Fox saw his first great white shark at seven-year-old, joined shark expeditions with him for films like "Jaws," and grew up with leading shark researchers. He also states that Fox obtained a degree in marine subjects, and later headed the Fox Shark Research Foundation (FSRF).


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