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10 Amazing but Endangered Shark Species (Slideshow)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger There are around 440 known species of sharks! There are many iconic species of sharks - the Great White in the film Jaws was burned into popular culture, f…

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Top 5 Endangered Sharks (slideshow)

By Karl Burkart, MNN via Planet Green Shark Week tends to bring out mostly unwarranted fears about shark attacks, but actually sharks are the ones that should be scared ... of humans. As a remi…

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