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Image via AP. Caption: A hammerhead shark swims in a large tank at the Georgia Aquarium, in Atlanta, in this Oct. 27, 2005 file photo. Female sharks can fertilize their own eggs and give birth without any sperm from a male shark, according to a new study into the asexual reproduction of a hammerhead in a Nebraska zoo. The joint Northern Ireland-U.S. research, being published Wednesday, May 23, 2007, analyzed the DNA of a shark born in 2001 in the Henry Doorly Zoo, in a tank with three potential mothers, none of whom had contact with a male hammerhead for at least three years.
Image via AP. Caption: A hammerhead shark swims in a large tank at the Georgia Aquarium, in Atlanta, in this Oct. 27, 2005 file photo. Female sharks can fertilize their own eggs and give birth without any sperm from a male shark, according to a new study into the asexual reproduction of a hammerhead in a Nebraska zoo. The joint Northern Ireland-U.S. research, being published Wednesday, May 23, 2007, analyzed the DNA of a shark born in 2001 in the Henry Doorly Zoo, in a tank with three potential mothers, none of whom had contact with a male hammerhead for at least three years.
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JujyMonkey: unstable genius

Peter Benchley, the author of “Jaws”, said that the irrational fear of sharks that his book and the ensuing movie caused was one of his greatest regrets in life. He spent a large part of his life working with oceanographic/environmental groups to help sharks.