The Goblin Shark Patrols the Ocean Floor

These elusive deep-sea creatures aren’t seen very often

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The first time I laid eyes on a picture of a Goblin shark, I thought it looked like a pinata from an underwater horror movie. It just didn’t look real. It does exist as pictured.

Goblin sharks live in deep water around Japan, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific from California to Australia. That should narrow it




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