Contact: Cindy Yeast
The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science
Caption: Many researchers had speculated that female sharks have the ability to home back to their birthplace to give birth, but it had never been proven because it is very difficult to keep track of sharks from birth to maturity.
Credit: Duncan Brake
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