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Postcards from the Field Bahamas
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A Family Expedition Looking for Sharks in the Bahamas

This family of five is embarking on an exciting underwater expedition. Siblings Veronica Llaneza, Magin Llaneza, and Claudia Llaneza, plus their mother Beatriz LaGrave Llaneza and their father Ramon F. Llaneza are looking for sharks in the Bahamas during the summer of 2008. They are interested in learning about shark behavior and will be sending virtual postcards about their experiences underwater. Check below for new postcards!


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What We've Learned About Shark Behavior from Ramon Llaneza and Veronica Llaneza, July 15, 2008

Understanding Sharks from Beatriz La Grave Llaneza, July 12, 2008

Shark Behavior - Searching for Food from Ramon Llaneza, July 6, 2008

Sharks' Visual Sense from Ramon Llaneza and Magin Llaneza, July 5, 2008

Shark Behavior Project from Ramon Llaneza, July 4, 2008

Understanding Shark Behavior from Claudia Llaneza, June 27, 2008

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