A definitely not photoshopped picture of the TERRIFYING Greenland Shark... #shark

The Greenland Shark Will Snack On Almost Anything

A definitely not photoshopped picture of the TERRIFYING Greenland Shark…

Greenland Shark possibly the creature said to be Lochness Monster.

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Mystery of the Arctic’s Toxic, Lethargic Shark

Greenland Sharks may be known as Sleeper Sharks but don’t be fooled – they’re as deadly as their Great White cousins. Indeed, examinations of the stomach contents of dead Greenland Sharks have revealed the remains of Polar Bears and, in one case, and entire caribou, sans antlers. Greenland Sharks have been seen grabbing hold of unwary reindeer who have come too close to the water’s edge. Truly, they’re crocodiles of the sea!

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We don’t know much about what Greenland sharks do, but we do know that whatever they do, they do it painfully slowly – and this results in an astonishingly long lifespan. Peter Bushnell and his colleagues recently published a landmark study in Science that reveals just how long these enigmatic sharks live.

We don’t know much about what Greenland sharks do, but we do know that whatever they do, they do it painfully slowly – and this results in an astonishingly long lifespan. Peter Bushnell and his colleagues recently published a landmark study in Science that reveals just how long these enigmatic sharks live.

A diver swims alongside a Greenland shark, a rarely-seen species that looks like it has been etched from stone. They can survive for more than 200 years at depths of up to 600 metres under Arctic ice. They grow to 23-feet long and are so fearsome they have even been known to eat polar bears

Shark that smiles for the cameras: Meet the fearsome creature that eats polar bears and can live until 200

A diver swims alongside a Greenland shark, a rarely-seen species that looks like it has been etched from stone. They can survive for more than 200 years at depths of up to 600 metres under Arctic ice. They grow to long and are so fearsome they hav

The Greenland Shark. They can grow to 23-feet long and have been known to attack bears and reindeers. Great, another nightmare sea monster come to life.

Shark that smiles for the cameras: Meet the fearsome creature that eats polar bears and can live until 200

These incredible Greenland Sharks can survive for more than 200 years at depths of up to 600 metres under Arctic ice. Bigger than the notorious great white, they grow to long and are so fearsome they have even been known to eat polar bears.

is a Shark a mammal or fish? That is the question that is perhaps most commonly asked when talking about sharks. Since sharks give birth to pups, and a few species lay eggs, the common consensus is that sharks are mammals.  Across the board, though, 70% of all sharks give birth, while the remaining 30% lay eggs. Sharks are actually fish, which is sure to be a surprise to many.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) also known as the Sleeper or ground shark is a shark endemic to, you guessed it Greenland and Iceland, making them the northernmost shark alive today.

Greenland sharks have the longest lifespan of any vertebrate animal, so it is perhaps unsurprising that the species would boast the oldest living individual vertebrate as well.

512-year-old Greenland shark may be the oldest living vertebrate on Earth

Greenland sharks have the longest lifespan of any vertebrate animal, so it is perhaps unsurprising that the species would boast the oldest living individual vertebrate as well.

512-year-old Greenland shark may be the oldest living vertebrate on Earth

512-year-old Greenland shark may be the oldest living vertebrate on Earth

Greenland sharks have the longest lifespan of any vertebrate animal, so it is perhaps unsurprising that the species would boast the oldest living individual vertebrate as well.

Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus)

The Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) can grow to 24 feet and thanks to antifreeze elements in its system its meat is poisonous to humans. Photo Credit: NOAA OKEANOS Explorer Program , 2013 Northeast U.

Greenland Sharks | SHARK ACADEMY

The Greenland shark is the slowest-moving fish in history, but reindeer, polar bears, and extremely fast seals have been found in its stomach.

Greenland Shark

Greenland Shark

Meet the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus). The Greenland shark is also called the 'sleeper shark' as it often appears to be sleeping.

400-year-old Greenland shark is oldest vertebrate animal | Environment | The Guardian

400-year-old Greenland shark is oldest vertebrate animal

Science - The New York Times. Meet the Greenland Shark. It Could Be the Longest-Living Vertebrate. Researchers used radiocarbon dating of the eye lenses of these lazy-looking predators to estimate that they have a life expectancy of at least 272 years.

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