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'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark, Famed Marine Biologist, Has Died

For the full NatGeo article click HERE A pioneer in marine conservation and the study of shark behavior, Clark helped the public understand and appreciate the much maligned species. Eugenie Clark, an American marine biologist who fell in love with sharks as a child with her nose pressed against an aquarium tank—and whose research on the much maligned species earned her the nickname "Shark Lady"—died Wednesday morning in Sarasota, Florida. She was 92. The death was confirmed by National Geographic photographer David Doubilet, her colleague and friend. A pioneer in the use of scuba gear to conduct underwater scientific research and a veteran of more than 70 deep dives in submersibles, Clark co