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‘Turducken’ of the sea–scientists (shortened)
Yahoo-Grind TV ^ | 8/14/13 | Pete Thomas

Posted on 08/14/2013 12:02:54 PM PDT by Kartographer

Researchers at the University of Delaware set out recently in the hope of recapturing tagged sand tiger sharks. They enticed a large female but it was the bizarre manner by which they captured the predator that left them shaking their heads in disbelief.

After casting a small fish called a menhaden, a small shark called a dogfish was quick to snatch the bait, only to be swallowed by the much larger sand tiger shark. “The dogfish was about 3 feet long and completely swallowed by the sand tiger shark,” states a post on the university’s ORB Lab Facebook page.

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1 posted on 08/14/2013 12:02:54 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer

Years ago while reeling in a coho salmon near Juneau, Alaska I had a sea lion bite my catch in half, pop to the surface and leer at me with a full mouth. Two seconds later a killer whale broke water and landed right on top the pinniped, leaving a red stain and a small whirlpool. This all happened about twenty feet from my 17 foot boat, soaking us with the splash. The next year I purchased a bigger vessel.


2 posted on 08/14/2013 12:16:22 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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3 posted on 08/14/2013 12:29:45 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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