A pair of British fishermen hooked a lot more than they bargained for when a Porbeagle shark they estimated to be 10ft (3m) long and weighing 550lbs (250kg) grabbed the line and took them for a 90-minute, mile-long Nantucket Sleighride.
Some shark species may be responding to changing ocean conditions by interbreeding with one another, say scientists after discovering the first hybrid sharks in the wild off the coast of Australia. It wasn't just one or two sharks, but 57 of these hybrid sharks.
Squid Vicious? Fuhgeddaboudit, ya rotten punk! These 10 cute squids have got eight arms to hold you, they're suckers for affection and you don't have to be a Sperm Whale or a seafood aficionado to enjoy them.
Tattooing pets for cosmetic purposes really gets under some people's skins... just imagine how the pets feel! The disturbing concept of tattooed pets sheds light upon the complex issues surrounding pet ownership, animal rights and the nature of art itself.
If you've had any desire to get under the skin of just about any species
of animal, then you have to get to London sometime between now and
September and see theAnimals Inside Out exhibit at the British Natural History Museum. But be prepared...