I can’t believe I ate the whole thing

If one shark eats another shark, is it cannibalism? What if said meal is a different species of shark?

Sub-question:  At what point along the hierarchy of biological classification does cannibalism become normal food chain?

Somebody make a Venn diagram, fast!

Either way, this National Geographic image—taken by ecologist Daniela Ceccarelli off the Great Barrier Reef—sure looks barbaric.

(Chew, Toby. Chew)

See, kids? This is what happens when hide-and-seek goes very wrong. The camouflaged wookie shark (its more factual name being a wobbegong shark, aka a carpet shark) done unhinged its jaw and deep-throated that brown-banded bamboo shark to death.

Kinda reminds me of the other date rapist of the sea, the skeevy, body-snatching cone snail.

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by dint of geekosystem


~ by zactopia on February 22, 2012.

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