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Shark Tooth Weapons Reveal Missing Shark Species in Central Pacific Islands


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

Marty
- 480 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 (548)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:24 am
very interesting discovery ! - thanks for sharing with us Marty
 

Suzanne L. (152)
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. (140)
Friday April 5, 2013, 1:09 pm
Thank you
 

Jude Hand (59)
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. (87)
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 (41)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 9:14 pm
thank you
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 2:38 pm
Noted
 
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