updated 08/11/2014 AT 1:00 PM ET
•originally published 08/11/2014 AT 4:15 PM ET
“Live every week like it’s Shark Week,” Tracy Morgan once said. (In an episode of 30 Rock.) This week, though, that advice is especially true: It actually is Shark Week, the Discovery Channel’s seven-day celebration of nature’s most perfect aquatic killing machine.
To celebrate, we’re rounding up our favorite shark videos from Discovery and our own archives. Happy Shark Week – you’re gonna need a bigger monitor.
This Helmet-Cam Footage of a Great White Shark Encounter Is Terrifying
In Search of Colossus
Yes, it’s a great white named “Colossus,” and yes, it jumps out of the water majestically to devour seals in an awe-inspiring display of power and grace. And yes, people are looking for it.
Florida Kayaker Towed for Hours by 11-Foot Shark
Shark Bites Caught on Camera
The moral of this clip is, “When dealing with a shark, do not put your hands near the hole ringed with pointy things.”
Great White Shark Attacks, Sinks GoPro Camera
One of the Biggest Great Whites Ever Filmed
“Could be over 20 foot long” is something that gets said out loud in this video. Her name is Deep Blue. We’re very pleased to meet her we think.