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Beneath the serene ocean surface

An ancient shark with a snake head and 300 teeth is why we should say no to the ocean

The shark is named after its gills, which have frilly, fluffy edges, but the cuddly factor ends abruptly there. Inside its short-snouted head are hundreds of needle-sharp teeth, neatly lined in 25 rows. It uses quick lunges to sink those teeth into other sharks, fish, octopuses and squid.

MAYBE it's time we Homo sapiens re-evaluated our relationship with the oceans of the world.

It has been a good few millennia, sure, but our love affair may have been a little rushed. After all, what do we really know about the ocean? Roughly 95 per cent of it remains unexplored, and it...

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