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Shark Awareness Day Caption Sheet

Caption Sheet – Shark Awareness Day

• Shark Awareness Day is Thursday, June 14

• Audubon Nature Institute is helping to raise awareness about the challenges sharks face in the wild

• Major threats to sharks include overfishing, climate change, and human consumptions

• 200,000 sharks are killed every day due to unregulated fishing

• You can help by spreading the word with the hashtag #savingspecies

• You can also support sustainable seafood and the ban on shark finning

• Learn more at a special shark chat on Thursday at 1 p.m. in front of the Gulf of Mexico Exhibit at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas