The Mahou Blog

November 14, 2006

Tiger Sharks

Filed under: Uncategorized — mahou @ 12:19 pm 

A female sand tiger shark produces 400 to 500 embryos at a time. While still in the womb, these embryo sharks grow razor-sharp teeth, says marine biologist John Wourms. The embryonic sharks start to eat other embryos. Within a few months, three to four dominant sharks engage in a life-or-death struggle until only one survives. By the time it is born, the sole-surviving shark pup has become an experienced predator.


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