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Out of all Sharks, this has definitely got to be my favorite. The way it attacks it's prey has to be too fun for the shark itself. The Thresher Shark.

Shortfin Mako Shark - [original post: Thresher Shark.... Wtf id piss myself @Ryan Sullivan Anderson]

Shortfin Mako Shark Suddenly Leaps Out Of The Water Capture Photo.

This is either a kitefin or a birdbeak dogfish. OP said it was a Kitefin shark, but a reverse google image search says its a Deania calcea, or the birdbeak dogfish.

This is either a kitefin or a birdbeak dogfish. OP said it was a Kitefin shark, but a reverse google image search says its a Deania calcea, or the birdbeak dogfish.

Thresher Shark

The thresher shark was photographed mid-air by boat passenger Sarah Bebb

Sharks are versatile killers from tooth to tail – especially tail, in the case of the Thresher Shark. A 20 ft long Thresher Shark might have half its total length locked up in its tail. Researchers observing Thresher Sharks catch prey found that their typical technique is to swim through schools of fish while whipping their tails, then retracing their paths to snap up any stunned or killed fish.

Now Sea This: The 10 Most Amazing Bizarre Sharks

Strange, scary and sharp of tooth, sharks are the oceans' most efficient predators. They're much more than "mindless killing machines", however, as these ten bizarre sharks so graphically illustrate.

Thresher shark~photo by Giorgio Giampieri

Thresher shark (Alopidae vulpinus) by Giorgio Giampieri 2012 - Malapascua Island, Philippines. Thresher sharks are large lamniform sharks of the family Alopiidae found in all temperate and tropical.

16 Fascinating Facts About Sharks in Hawaii Every Local Should Know - Honolulu Magazine - August 2014 - Hawaii

16 Fascinating Facts About Sharks in Hawaii Every Local Should Know

Tiger shark bahamas by Albert kok GFDL Top Ten Shark Attack Facts. - Fun Facts for Kids

A rare and little-known species, the angular rough shark (Oxynotus centrina) is suitably named for its pointed head and fins, and the rough teeth-like scales, known as ‘denticles’, which cover its body.   From arkive.org

A rare and little-known species, the angular rough shark (Oxynotus centrina) is suitably named for its pointed head and fins, and the rough teeth-like scales, known as ‘denticles’, which cover its.

Thresher Shark - would you just look at that length of that tail... easy to see where their name came from... ;-)

Thresher sharks grow up to 19 ft. Their incredibly long tail fin makes up half their body which they sling over their heads like a trebuchet to disrupt and disorients schools of fish

Daily Marine Bio: The Porbeagle Shark (Lamna nasus) is one of the northernmost…

Meet the porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus). The porbeagle shark is a cold-water shark that can control its own body heat.

Oceanic Whitetip Shark - This is also called the Carcharhinus longimanus. Other names have been associated with the shark such as Brown Miller’s sand bar shark, nigano shark, brown shark, oceanic white-tipped whaler and much more.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Pilot fish feeding off the parasites on an Oceanic Whitetip shark.

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