Did you know that there is a shark specie discovered as late as in 1976? It’s the plankton-eating Megamouth Shark, named because it’s mouth measured up to 22 percent of it’s body.

Megamouth Shark
Megamouth Shark

Among the 102 specimen that have been found since then, 91 were dead

  • washed ashore
  • tangled and died in a net
  • caught and being consumed

and only 11 were alive sightings or could been released alive.

I really hope there are others out there hiding from us as before 1976, because their chance of survival after exposed to humanity isn’t great.

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