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Global warming creates durable hybrid sharks

ON the look out for things that can be attributed to climate change, the Perth Now spots globally warmed mutation sharks:

Scientists have found the world’s first hybrid sharks in Australian waters …

The predators are a cross between the common blacktip shark and Australian blacktip shark, two related but genetically distinct species.

The scientists say interbreeding between the two shark species is a sign the animals are adapting to climate change.

They also warn that hybridisation could make the sharks stronger.

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Posted: 3rd, January 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0