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People have been developing different forms of shark repellent for decades--the military even issued a chemical shark repellent called Shark Chaser to pilots, sailors, and astronauts(!) from the end of World War II through the start of the Vietnam War. Thing is it didnt really work. Learn why they bothered passing it out--or even created it in the first place.

Credits:
Producer: Andrew Sobey
Writer: Samantha Jones, Ph.D.
Scientific Consultants: Leila Duman, PhD, Michelle Boucher, PhD, Joseph Sisneros, Ph.D. Eric M. Stroud, Ph.D.

Executive Producer: George Zaidan
Executive Producer: Hilary Hudson

Music:
Atmospheres DarkenedOliver Adam Spink & Christopher Timothy White

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