Why are sharks so awesome? - Tierney Thys
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Here’s another interesting fact about sharks: Sharks have recently been discovered to be one of the longest, if not THE longest living vertebrate. Take a look at this article: Greenland shark may live 400 years, smashing longevity record to learn more. Amazing, isn’t it?
Interested in how sharks use their skin like an external tendon? Read this paper: Shark skin: function in locomotion by Wainwright SA, Vosburgh F, Hebrank JH. C. Click here for a look at the article’s abstract.
Finally, take a deep dive into all things shark, check out this textbook: The Biology of Sharks and Rays.