Not heard the baby shark song yet? The infuriatingly catchy tune has become a viral sensation in recent weeks and spawned its own series of challenge videos. Here’s where it came from, what it is and how you can hear it. What is the baby shark song? The baby shark song was created by a YouTube channel called Pinkfong – a Korean channel for kids. It makes videos of sing-along songs and dances. The educational channel, which has more than 10 million subscribers, creates bright and colourful videos to help children learn through the use of the cartoon Pinkfong, a prince from the planet Staria. The song was first released in November 2015, but became viral in south east Asia last summer. This year it has taken off in the UK and around the world racking up more than 1.6bn views. It’s also in the top most-viewed videos ever on the site. What is the baby shark challenge? The baby shark challenge began with people filming themselves recreating the dance moves in the video. The challenge then became a version of the In My Feelings Challenge – with people dancing outside their cars to Drake’s song. But in the baby shark version, parents dress up as sharks and dance along as their cars move. Is it dangerous? Jumping out of a moving car is obviously a bit dodgy so we’re honour bound to say don’t try this at home.