Rare "Prehistoric" Shark Photographed Alive

Photos: Rare Frilled Shark Photographed Alive
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With a mouthful of three-pointed teeth, the frilled shark may be a fearsome hunter, but it's considered harmless to humans. Those needle-like choppers are better suited to fleshier forms found in the deep sea, such as squid and other sharks.

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