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Vegetarian sharks?

Comparative Mastehead 2018

Samantha Leigh (University of California – Irvine) presented her research exploring how gut microbes help bonnethead sharks digest grass…yes, grass. Her research on these sharks was featured recently in Science News (below via YouTube) as well:

 

Categories: Comparative Physiology

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