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University of Chicago

Sand Tiger Shark

Caption: Both graceful and docile, this modern sandtiger shark swims through a school of round scad fish in the coastal waters off North Carolina. Modern sand tigers prefer waters of high salinity, though they tolerate brackish waters for short periods as well.

Credit: Erik Rebeck

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