September 24, 2018

Shark Week in full swing at aquarium

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – Millions of people will gather around televisions this week to watch the Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week.

But, if watching shark specials on television is not enough you can visit the South Carolina Aquarium to see them up close.

Through August 5 the aquarium will be presenting special exhibits and programs to help educate people about sharks, and to break myths normally associated with the animal.

“Sharks are not as dangerous as people think, ” said S.C. Aquarium director of education, Whit McMillan. “Many more people are injured by things like TV’s, and drink machines than sharks every year. Very