Sharks don't kill people

inkognitoJuly 28, 2012

sharks kill other sharks. From a new book on this friendly creature

"A litter of fifty pups will have anything from two to seven fathers. But the reproductive story gets rougher still. A number of shark species go in for oophagy, or uterine cannibalism. Sand tiger foetuses "eat each other in utero, acting out the harshest form of sibling rivalry imaginable". Only two babies emerge, one from each of the mother shark's uteruse's: the survivors have eaten everything else. "A female sand tiger gives birth to a baby that's already a metre long and an experienced killer," explains Demian Chapman, an expert on the subject."

For more information on shark sex and other stuff see the link

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dublinbay z6 (KS)

Wow! And my sister thought I was mean to her when we were kids! I wasn't even in the competition!

Kate

    Bookmark   July 28, 2012 at 6:51PM
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marquest(z5 PA)

Kate.

    Bookmark   July 28, 2012 at 7:46PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Somebody send in a shark to eat that thing!

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 1:38AM
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esh_ga

Wow. And LOL to Kate.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 7:52AM
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