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Sand Tiger Shark

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Sand Tiger Shark

Picture by: Unknown Picture taken on: April 7th, 2008

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The Sand Tiger Shark lives close to the shorelines and sandy beaches of North America, hence the name sand tiger shark. It also dwells in the waters of Japan, Australia, and South Africa. Despite its fearsome appearance and strong swimming ability, it is a relatively placid and slow-moving shark.

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