Sunday, 12 November 2017

A dinosaur-era shark with insane teeth was found swimming off the coast of Portugal

A dinosaur-era shark with insane teeth was found swimming off the coast of Portugal

The rare frilled shark is considered a “living fossil,” as its makeup has remained unchanged for 80 million years. This summer, researchers found one alive and thriving off the coast of Portugal, adding evidence regarding the resilience of this ancient sea creature. The shark was discovered off the Algarve coast by researchers who were working on a European Union project in the area, the BBC reported. The aim of the project was to "minimize unwanted catches in commercial fishing," but the team unknowingly unearthed one of the rarest and most ancient animals on the planet.

Continue reading...

No comments:

Post a Comment