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Unborn Sand Tiger Sharks Cannibalize One Another To Become Sole Survivor
2013-05-01 15:25:41

In some sexually reproducing species, the competition between males to pass on their genetic material ends with conception. However, for sand tiger sharks that competition extends into the female’s uteri where baby sharks cannibalize one another until only one remains.

2005-08-05 09:59:13

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - The endangered gray nurse shark is its own worst enemy -- its young eat each other in the womb -- so Australian scientists have a radical rescue plan to artificially inseminate and breed the ocean predator in test-tubes.

2005-07-28 03:40:00

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - The endangered gray nurse shark is its own worst enemy, its young eat each other in the womb, so Australian scientists have a radical rescue plan to artificially inseminate and breed the ocean predator in test-tubes.

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2005-06-03 17:29:40

Australian scientists will attempt to breed gray nurse sharks in artificial wombs under a plan to boost the critically endangered species' numbers, a state fisheries minister said Friday.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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