Shark Week has becomeIm The Engineer ELF Christmas Xmas Funny Matching Family shirt . a thing since 1988 since it was first aired by Discovery. It had such great success that each year in July the public enjoys a full week of shark documentaries. People have been fascinated by these somewhat misunderstood creatures that rule the seas and the oceans.Sharks look ferocious, scary, blood-thirsty and instill a sense of uneasiness. The way these predators lurk around under water close to unsuspecting victims was an inspiration for a great horror classic, Jaws.And still, they are under threat from the very beings that fear them the most – humans. That’s because we’re all up in their faces, invading their habitat. We’re 1000 times more likely to drown than dying from a shark attack. They survived dinosaurs 64 million years ago, but their amazing survival skills ain’t got squat on people’s greed.