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Happy Shark Week: Our Six Favorite Shark Videos of 2014 (So Far)

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"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.

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Shark Week Mascot Answers PEOPLE Editors' Most Pressing Questions

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Squid guts, puns about fins, nightmares – we can only be talking about one thing.

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Woman Has Jealousy-Inspiring Friendship with Cheetah (VIDEO)

See This Woman's Jealousy-Inspiring Friendship with a Cheetah

Update 08/06/2014 07:45 PM Originally posted 08/06/2014 04:15 PM

When we call Goska Zdziechowska a "big cat lady," we're not referring to the size of her love for cats, but rather the size of the cats she loves.

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Man Finds Rare Calico Lobster, Gives It to New Hampshire Aquarium (PHOTOS)

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A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that's bright orange with dark blue spots.

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A 20-Foot-Long Boa Constrictor Is Terrorizing New Jersey's Largest Lake

Update 07/14/2014 05:00 PM Originally posted 07/14/2014 01:30 PM

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Superstar Albino Whale Migaloo Makes Rare Appearance in Queensland

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Famous Albino Whale Makes Rare Appearance in Queensland

Originally posted 06/23/2014 10:50 AM

It's like spotting the J.D. Salinger of the whale world.

Friday, whale-cruise operators near Australia's Port Stephens were alerted to the fact that elusive albino humpback whale Migaloo was in the area, sending whale watchers on a merry chase as he joined other migrating humpbacks heading towards Queensland.

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The Mating Dance of the Galapagos Albatross Is Oddly Riveting (VIDEO)

Watch the Oddly Riveting Mating Dance of the Galapagos Albatross

Update 06/16/2014 06:45 PM Originally posted 06/16/2014 08:25 AM

Coming soon to a bar near you.

The "funny-looking bird does its strange mating dance" portion of nature shows is clearly the best portion, so why not just cut to the chase and watch only that part?

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Rare, Deeply Upsetting 'Goblin Shark' Caught Off Gulf of Mexico

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Rare, Deeply Upsetting 'Goblin Shark' Caught Off Gulf of Mexico

Update 05/06/2014 04:35 PM Originally posted 05/06/2014 12:45 PM

Frankly, we don't find Jaws all that scary anymore ... now that we know something like this exists.

Photos of a rare – and terrifying – species of shark known as the goblin shark have surfaced, and now we don't think we'll ever sleep again.

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The Daily Treat: Prince William & Duchess Kate Tap into Their Animal Instincts

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PHOTOS: William & Kate Tap into Their Animal Instincts Down Under

Update 04/18/2014 06:30 PM Originally posted 04/18/2014 02:35 PM

Their dog Lupo may be thousands of miles away at home, but Prince William and Kate Middleton have been far from starved for animal encounters.

The royal couple's tour of New Zealand and Australia has been filled with frequent furry meet-and-greets in the form of puppies, sheep and a wombat.

At the Sydney Royal Easter Show on Friday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were on hand for a sheep shearing display where a ram named Fred made them smile by welcoming them with a gentlemanly bow. The royals fed Fred some yummy apples (above), and the press ate up Kate's playful joke: she suggested that her handsome husband cover his bald spot with a wig made of alpaca wool.

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