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Animals  (tags: animals, sharks, thresher shark, fish, animal behavior, study, research, humans, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 3012 days ago - presstv.ir
A recent study suggests that thresher sharks are very hygienic and repeatedly visit undersea mountains to get rid of their parasites and dead skin. The predators swam slowly around tropical seamounts so that cleaner fish could nibble off their parasites.



   

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Comments

Cindy C (125)
Saturday March 19, 2011, 12:42 pm
now that is interesting to know - ta
 

Mary T (178)
Saturday March 19, 2011, 6:22 pm
Thanks Yrna for the interesting story.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 19, 2011, 7:55 pm
Noted. Interested subject.
 

Shirley S (187)
Saturday March 19, 2011, 11:36 pm
Amazing intelligence.
 

Elsie Au (259)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 12:49 am
Noted. Thanks for the article.
 

Stelizan L (258)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 9:48 am
Yes, always believed they have more intelligence and common sense than many a human - just shows you!!
 

Ness F (211)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 11:45 am
Great article, Cheers!
 

Natividad P (104)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 12:32 pm
Noted. Great article and very interesting. Thank you Yrna
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 12:41 pm
Thanks.
 

Veronique C (1)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 1:08 pm
Merci , noté
 

may Howie (246)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 4:17 pm
ty
 

Regina P (63)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 7:12 pm
Noted. Thanks for sharing.
 

Nancy C (806)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 8:11 pm
certainly a curious activity...aside from cleaning, this maintains healthy skin
 

José Ovidio Pérez Morel (50)
Sunday March 20, 2011, 9:39 pm
Noted..............
 

William Y (54)
Monday March 21, 2011, 2:25 am
Very interesting
 

Ruth C (87)
Monday March 21, 2011, 6:22 am
God is the one who gives them (Sharks) the ability to understand what they need to do for themselves.
 

Cynthia B (2)
Monday March 21, 2011, 7:28 pm
CLEANER FISH HAVE BEEN DOING THIS FOR SHARKS FOR A LONG, LONG TIME. NATURE IS SO VERY AMAZING!
 

SANDRA R (145)
Tuesday March 22, 2011, 3:07 am
Interesting. Noted. Thank you Yrna.
 

Dianne D (490)
Tuesday March 22, 2011, 2:52 pm
Interesting. We have a lot to learn from animals. I believe they are our teachers and we are not to eat them, abuse them, experiment on them or use them for entertainment.
 

Vera Yuno (8)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 10:18 pm
tthanx for the articule, we should help all living creatures to improve their lives and their enviroment, not the opossite. Sharks are beautiful
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Monday April 11, 2011, 2:53 am
We need to make sure those areas are protected,as well as the rest!
 

caterina caligiuri (69)
Tuesday May 17, 2011, 5:29 am
Very interesting article thanks
 
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