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Aussie Sharks ‘Evolving’

Posted January 4th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Some feared predators off the Australian coast appear to be adapting. A team of Australian scientists says it has identified 57 sharks that appear to be the result of mating between two species, making them the first-ever hybrid sharks identified in the wild. The scientists say the hybrid sharks are a combination of the common […]

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Yao Ming Urges Countrymen to Give Up Shark Fin Soup

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Retired basketball star Yao Ming is using his incredible popularity in China to try to discourage his countrymen from eating shark fin soup. Yao appeared at a news conference in Shanghai Thursday alongside British business tycoon Richard Branson and representatives of the wildlife protection group WildAid. Yao encouraged about 30 top business leaders in attendance […]

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