Incredible Mammals (Raintree Freestyle Express: Incredible

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The caudal peduncle (to which the tail fin is attached) comprises over half the shark’s length. Like other elasmobranchs (a subclass of animals that also includes rays and skates), sharks have skeletons made of cartilage—the hard but flexible material that makes up human noses and ears. Differ from sharks in that their upper jaws are fused with their skulls. The Speartooth Shark is known only from the stuffed holotype (original specimen), which was collected in the early 19th Century and now appears to be lost.

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Publisher: Raintree Publishers (September 29, 2005)

ISBN: 1844435849

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