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Shark Facts #5: Sand Tiger Shark

This endangered species are large sharks with a stout, bulky, fusiform body (tapered at both ends), an upturned, short, pointed, flattened snout with three rows of long needle-like front teeth protrude from their open mouth (Aquarium of the Pacific).

See if you can spot them on the new Shark Lagoon Live Cam at the Aquarium of the Pacific along with sandbar, nurse, zebra, and blacktip reef sharks, as well as a freshwater sawfish and reticulated whiptail rays.

Sand Tiger Shark by Bob Perkins