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http://www.aol.com/article/2014/06/10/something-in-the-ocean-is-eating-great-white-sharks/20910101/?icid=maing-grid7%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl5%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D486743

Yes, it appears that the nine-foot great white was eaten. The big question? What ate her? Whatever it was, it had to be big enough to swallow almost 10 feet of apex predator, and quick enough to drag it almost 2,000 feet in a few seconds.

Candidates for the predator that could have done this include a giant squid, a much larger great white, or a megalodon (a far larger relative of the great white sharks, now extinct, that lived approximately 28 to 1.5 million years ago, during the Cenozoic Era (late Oligocene to early Pleistocene)) (forget about the Bloop -- the Bloop is almost certainly due to large pieces of ice falling away from ice shelves in Antarctica). Squid don't have a large enough belly, I'd think, and megalodon is now one with the ages, resting in whatever peace extinct species do. So the likelihood is that it was another great white, this one older and much larger than the female shark that was eaten, did the deed. But you never know . . . (Cue the theme from Jaws here, or maybe the one from Dragnet)

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justgoto
Jun. 12th, 2014 02:52 pm (UTC)
Gammera?
polaris93
Jun. 14th, 2014 03:42 am (UTC)
:-)
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