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Rare "Prehistoric" Shark Photographed Alive  
User currently offlineMagyarorszag From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2117 times:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...galleries/frilled-shark/index.html

27 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineKunoichi From Denmark, joined Jan 2007, 796 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2105 times:

God that thing is scary...  Silly

Poor thing died though  Sad



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User currently offlineMagyarorszag From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2095 times:

Quoting Kunoichi (Reply 1):
God that thing is scary...

 rotfl  Remember, its prehistoric. Beauty was of a different kind then...  sarcastic 


User currently offlineKunoichi From Denmark, joined Jan 2007, 796 posts, RR: 16
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2081 times:

Quoting Magyarorszag (Reply 2):
Remember, its prehistoric. Beauty was of a different kind then...

Hey, it's still alive today- I bet all the other sharks (or deep sea fish) bully it! I heard the angler fish and deep sea dragons can be quite mean if you don't quite fit in  Silly



"Do you speak fluent Canadian?"
User currently offlineRineanna From Ireland, joined Jan 2007, 880 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2055 times:

Quoting Kunoichi (Reply 3):
Hey, it's still alive today- I bet all the other sharks (or deep sea fish) bully it! I heard the angler fish and deep sea dragons can be quite mean if you don't quite fit in

HA HA HA! It wasn't the prettiest think was it???!!!

Quoting Kunoichi (Reply 1):
Poor thing died though

When???Ah well, there's plenty more fish.....


User currently offlineKunoichi From Denmark, joined Jan 2007, 796 posts, RR: 16
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2041 times:

Quoting Rineanna (Reply 4):
HA HA HA! It wasn't the prettiest think was it???!!!

Maybe that's why it was found so close to the sea surface- it was trying to commit suicide  Silly

Quoting Rineanna (Reply 4):
When???



Quoting Article:

"We think it may have come to the surface because it was sick, or else it was weakened because it was in shallow waters," a park official told the Reuters news service. But the truth may never be known, since the "living fossil" died hours after it was caught.

I don't know if it was turned into sushi though Big grin

Quoting Rineanna:
Ah well, there's plenty more fish.....

 rotfl   thumbsup 



"Do you speak fluent Canadian?"
User currently offlineYYZflyer From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 3643 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2008 times:

Quote:
But the truth may never be known, since the "living fossil" died hours after it was caught.

I've noticed that when people take rare animals out of the water they seem to die quickly. If it's really that rare and they can't study it without taking it from the water, then leave it alone.  Yeah sure

Interesting looking creature.  Smile



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User currently offlineJAL From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 5090 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 2004 times:

Wow!!!!! Totally amazing!!!!!!

Too bad it died.



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User currently offlineRara From Germany, joined Jan 2007, 2114 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1998 times:

You can the see the fish swimming here; a movie (in German).

http://www.spiegel.de/videoplayer/0,6298,15716,00.html



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User currently offlineMagyarorszag From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1987 times:

Quoting Rara (Reply 8):
You can the see the fish swimming here; a movie (in German)

Thanks for the link. That fish has really nice teeth...


User currently offlineRineanna From Ireland, joined Jan 2007, 880 posts, RR: 13
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1979 times:

Quoting Magyarorszag (Reply 9):
That fish has really nice teeth...

It definitely had braces at some stage of its life...


User currently offlineME AVN FAN From Switzerland, joined May 2002, 13920 posts, RR: 25
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1968 times:

Quoting Kunoichi (Reply 1):
God that thing is scary...

"scary" ? no, no, in reality the dream of all dentists !  yes  yes 
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Quoting Magyarorszag (Reply 2):
Beauty was of a different kind

it obviously was a "Super Star" of its times !
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Quoting Rineanna (Reply 4):
It wasn't the prettiest think was it???!!!

"pretty" may not be the word. But very elegant, just in the way of a B787, and enviable teeth. My dentist would praise me if I could sport such "equipment" !  yes  yes 
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Quoting JAL (Reply 7):
Wow!!!!! Totally amazing!!!!!!
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Too bad it died.

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Really bad and sad ! Most regrettable ! It would have been as interesting as the recently discovered giant-crocodile (about 3 times the size of a decent Nile-Crocodile).
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User currently offlineRineanna From Ireland, joined Jan 2007, 880 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1961 times:

Quoting ME AVN FAN (Reply 11):
the recently discovered giant-crocodile

Wow. Do you have a link so I can read about it?


User currently offlineME AVN FAN From Switzerland, joined May 2002, 13920 posts, RR: 25
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days ago) and read 1929 times:

Quoting Rineanna (Reply 12):
a link

here we go :
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http://www.worsleyschool.net/science/files/supercroc/page.html


User currently offlineMagyarorszag From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days ago) and read 1921 times:

Quoting ME AVN FAN (Reply 11):
My dentist would praise me if I could sport such "equipment" !

 rotfl   rotfl 


User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8459 posts, RR: 8
Reply 15, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

Looks like the love muscle.

User currently onlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21488 posts, RR: 53
Reply 16, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1839 times:

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 15):
Looks like the love muscle.

Ummm... speak for yourself!  yuck   mischievous 


User currently offlineJpax From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 1018 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1830 times:

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 15):
Looks like the love muscle.

Yours?

I'm sorry.  beady 


User currently offlineAf773atmsp From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 2697 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1823 times:

It looks like an awesome kind of shark, but I would not swim by it.


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User currently offlineAdopim88 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 2007 posts, RR: 11
Reply 19, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1795 times:

Wow, interesting links! Thanks for sharing! Big grin


Early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29805 posts, RR: 58
Reply 20, posted (7 years 9 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1688 times:

The pressure differential probably killed it.


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User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (7 years 9 months 1 day ago) and read 1638 times:

Poor animal.

He/she is as ugly as my mother in law.


User currently offlineJakeOrion From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 1255 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (7 years 9 months 1 day ago) and read 1637 times:

That thing is UUUGGGLLLYYY, but fascinating at the same time.


Every problem has a simple solution; finding the simple solution is the difficult problem.
User currently offlineME AVN FAN From Switzerland, joined May 2002, 13920 posts, RR: 25
Reply 23, posted (7 years 9 months 23 hours ago) and read 1633 times:

Quoting JakeOrion (Reply 22):
thing is UUUGGGLLLYYY

you lack understanding for elegance and power !


User currently offlineJakeOrion From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 1255 posts, RR: 2
Reply 24, posted (7 years 9 months 23 hours ago) and read 1630 times:

Quoting ME AVN FAN (Reply 23):
you lack understanding for elegance and power !

We can't all be perfect.  tongue 



Every problem has a simple solution; finding the simple solution is the difficult problem.
25 MD11Engineer : A typical shark's "revolver" jaws. Teeth continously grow from the back and rotate forward as the old ones in front ear down. Almost all sharks have
26 ME AVN FAN : can YOU (for example, I mean) swim so elegantly ?
27 Magyarorszag : Good to know thanks. MTH
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