Britain's own great white shark is ‘first cousins’ with Jaws

BRITAIN has massive sharks swimming in its chilly waters which are very closely related to great whites.

An expert on great whites and British sharks exclusively told Daily Star Online all about the fascinating porbeagle.

Richard Peirce has spent his life studying sharks and spends half his time in South Africa, home of the great white, and half in Cornwall, where porbeagles have thrived for thousands of years.

The porbeagle, he explains, is “not a bloody goldfish”.

He said: “Sharks have been around for on the planet more than 400 million years.

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source: Daily Star

2019-06-24 12:26
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