YuA rare shark washed up on a Libby beach in the south of the UK, but that’s when scientists arrived on the scene Cross the headless animal, without a tail or fin.
The discovery was made by local residents, who shared photos of the animal on social networks, which intrigued scientists who went ashore.
However, faced with a desolate scenario, they launched an appeal for the perpetrators of decapitation to return the limbs that had been removed from the animal.
“We went to secure the animal for science last night, but it was too late. Please, if you have a head, call. Scientists want to look at it and then they can keep it.”historian Dan Snow, who is responsible for the discovery, said on Twitter.
According to the British BBC, the researchers want to analyze the teeth and head of the shark, which is about two meters long, The belief that the animal is a small-toothed tiger shark, which is generally found in warm waters.
To the Guardian, Snow said he put the part of the shark they managed to rescue into a local farmer’s freezer, where it will be stored until someone from the Zoological Society of London arrives on Tuesday to collect it.
Friends are like biologists @employee I identified him as a very rare visitor to these shores and he asked me to secure him. Failed. The head, tail and fin were caught before I could assemble a team big enough to pull it from the beach to the nearest road. pic.twitter.com/XinSiwrusU
– Dan Snow (@thehistoryguy) March 19, 2023
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