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Meet Australia’s newest sharks News

by Ariel Marcy, 31 August 2023 | 0 comments

Long, thin, dark, catshark with a pointy nose.

Not one, but 2 new Australian shark species have recently been described by CSIRO scientists and both have pretty cool appearances! CSIRO researchers Will White and Helen O’Neill lead the team of scientists who introduced the world to these new sharks, both found in deeper waters off north-western Australia. The CSIRO team first published the…

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Make a 3D shark Activity

by David Shaw, 28 May 2020 | 3 comments

Written by Natalie Kikken   To honour World Oceans Day 8 June, get crafty by making your own 3D grey nurse shark.

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The science of sharks News

by Pat, 6 December 2013 | 1 comments

Swimming shark.

Following a fatal attack off New South Wales, sharks are once again in the spotlight. As tragic as these events are, shark attacks are so rare, scientists aren’t sure why humans are bitten at all.

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