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July 11, 2021 14 min

On this short special episode to celebrate the start of "Shark Week", host Kyle Kansman shares fintastic facts about sharks and what makes them such interesting animals! There's a mix of facts based on sharks in general, their anatomy and behavior, and some cool information related to working with sharks in veterinary medicine. The episode then finishes off with a little true or false game, "Fintastic Fact or Fake News".

Sources:
Smith, M., Warmolts, D., Thoney, D. and Hueter, R., 2004. The elasmobranch husbandry manual. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Biological Survey.

Smith, M., Warmolts, D., Thoney, D., Hueter, R., Murray, M. and Ezcurra, J., 2017. The elasmobranch husbandry manual II. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Biological Survey.

https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/12-shark-facts-may-surprise-you

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/ampullae-of-lorenzini#:~:text=The%20ampullae%20of%20Lorenzini%20(Figures,by%20activities%20of%20the%20prey).

https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/sharks-rays/shark-finning-sharks-turned-prey

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