World’s Oldest Shark Victim Discovered in Japan

It dates back 3,000 years…

Photo by Sharkcrew / Wikimedia Commons

An international group of researchers reports the oldest shark attack victim ever discovered after examining a 3,000-year-old skeleton excavated from a burial ground at the Tsukumo archaeological site in Japan.

According to the study, the skeleton, identified as Tsukumo №24, belonged to a young to middle-aged man…




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