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Why are sharks so awesome? - Tierney Thys

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Sharks have been celebrated as powerful gods by some native cultures. And today, sharks are recognized as apex predators of the world’s ocean. What is it that makes these fish worthy of our ancient legends and so successful in the seas? Tierney Thys takes us into the ocean to find out.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Tierney Thys
  • Director Franz Palomares
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Animation Artist Josephine Mark
  • Composer David Obuchowski, Brett Bamberger
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen

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