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Basking Sharks Lowering Number; Hurting Studies


According to CDW, basking sharks are just as much of a mystery as the Loch Ness Monster. They wrote, "Despite their massive size, these plankton-eating creatures—the second-largest living shark—continue to mystify oceanographers." Unfortunately, it's getting more difficult to study basking sharks because overexploitation has reduced their population. CDW explains, "The gentle giants are hunted for food, fins, animal feed, and their oily, oily livers... At this rate, scientists may never fully understand basking sharks."

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