Alien Sharks are Back

These sharks are so weird, we call them "Aliens." Sharks have been around for 450 million years, so it is no wonder some species hold on to their prehistoric roots. Check out these photos of these facinating, Alien Sharks.

August 14, 2020
By: Discovery
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Wobbegong is the common name given to the 12 species of carpet sharks in the family Orectolobidae.

Frilled Shark

The Frilled Shark looks prehistoric and spends its life in the deep ocean.

Horn Shark

A horn shark swimming in the shallows of Redondo beach California


The Guitarfish is technically a ray, with fins.

Basking Shark

Basking Shark feeding on plankton during the bloom in the Scottish waters off the Isle of Coll.


The Sawfish is also know as the carpenter shark.

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