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Shark Tooth Weapons Reveal Missing Shark Species in Central Pacific Islands


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1345 days ago - eurekalert.org
Sharks were culturally important to the Gilbertese Islanders; historic records indicate a complex ritual system surrounding shark fishing and making fishing gear and weapons from shark teeth



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Terry V (30)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 6:39 pm
thanks
 

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:24 am
very interesting discovery ! - thanks for sharing with us Marty
 

Suzanne Site Problems (129)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:51 am
Thank you Marty. Sharks of all kinds are in the news these days. They are important in most marine ecosystems.
 

Birgit W (159)
Friday April 5, 2013, 1:09 pm
Thank you
 

Judith Hand (55)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:17 pm
Noted and read with interest. It may not be care2-politically-correct, but it is fascinating, the tools that have been fashioned with sharks' teeth and which were legitimately useful to many populations of people.
 

Isabelle J (81)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 11:26 am
thanks.
 

Helga Balague (1)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:03 pm
oh my, the man accelerates the extinctions of species faster than natural course of evolution. What a pity.
 

Alicia N (87)
Monday April 8, 2013, 11:31 am
so sadly noted.................................
 

Helen Porter (39)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:14 pm
thank you
 

Melania Padilla (197)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 2:38 pm
Noted
 
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