Skip to comments.‘Turducken’ of the sea–scientists (shortened)
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 universitys ORB Lab Facebook page.
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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.
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