It would seem that good music has the power to transcend not only cultures, but entire species, as it was recently proven that sharks like AC/DC
, at least to an extent.
The claims were made by Eyre Peninsula
tourism operator Matt Waller
, who noted that "If You Want Blood
" and "You Shook Me All Night Long
" stand out as top shark favorites with their low frequencies.
According to Waller, it all started when he did some research on attracting sharks for his great white shark tour. "I asked a couple of
[companies] how to attract sharks and they said they hear best at frequencies from 20 to 1000 hertz,"
he kicked off (via Adelaide Now
Focusing on AC/DC, Matt added, "We know the AC/DC music works best by trial and error, and we are doing more research to see what works best with different species of shark.""Quite often we see the sharks on the surface, but most of the time our guests want to get in the cage and see them up close. I've seen the sharks rub their faces on the cage where the sound is coming from as if to feel it,"
So if you happen to be in a near proximity of sharks, careful with those 'DC tunes.