A definitely not photoshopped picture of the TERRIFYING Greenland Shark... #shark

The Greenland Shark Will Snack On Almost Anything

A definitely not photoshopped picture of the TERRIFYING Greenland Shark…

We don’t know much about what Greenland sharks do, but we do know that whatever they do, they do it painfully slowly – and this results in an astonishingly long lifespan. Peter Bushnell and his colleagues recently published a landmark study in Science that reveals just how long these enigmatic sharks live.

We don’t know much about what Greenland sharks do, but we do know that whatever they do, they do it painfully slowly – and this results in an astonishingly long lifespan. Peter Bushnell and his colleagues recently published a landmark study in Science that reveals just how long these enigmatic sharks live.

Greenland Shark possibly the creature said to be Lochness Monster.

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Mystery of the Arctic's Toxic, Lethargic Shark

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Mystery of the Arctic’s Toxic, Lethargic Shark

(Super Cool Creature!): 10 Fun Facts About the Greenland Shark - Wired Science

The Creature Feature: 10 Fun Facts About the Greenland Shark

The Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) can grow to 24 feet and thanks to antifreeze elements in its system its meat is poisonous to humans. Photo Credit: NOAA OKEANOS Explorer Program , 2013 Northeast U.

A Greenland shark near the surface after its release from the research vessel Sanna in northern Greenland.

400-year-old Greenland shark is oldest vertebrate animal

The Greenland Shark. They can grow to 23-feet long and have been known to attack bears and reindeers. Great, another nightmare sea monster come to life.

Shark that smiles for the cameras: Meet the fearsome creature that eats polar bears and can live until 200

These incredible Greenland Sharks can survive for more than 200 years at depths of up to 600 metres under Arctic ice. Bigger than the notorious great white, they grow to long and are so fearsome they have even been known to eat polar bears.

Greenland Shark

Greenland Shark

Meet the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus). The Greenland shark is also called the 'sleeper shark' as it often appears to be sleeping.

Greenland sharks are absurdly slow and mostly blind, yet they may have spread far beyond the poles

Mysterious giant sharks may be everywhere

Greenland Sharks-BBC - Earth - Mysterious giant sharks may be everywhere

A diver swims alongside a Greenland shark, a rarely-seen species that looks like it has been etched from stone. They can survive for more than 200 years at depths of up to 600 metres under Arctic ice. They grow to 23-feet long and are so fearsome they have even been known to eat polar bears

Shark that smiles for the cameras: Meet the fearsome creature that eats polar bears and can live until 200

A diver swims alongside a Greenland shark, a rarely-seen species that looks like it has been etched from stone. They can survive for more than 200 years at depths of up to 600 metres under Arctic ice. They grow to long and are so fearsome they hav

Greenland Sharks may be known as Sleeper Sharks but don’t be fooled – they’re as deadly as their Great White cousins. Indeed, examinations of the stomach contents of dead Greenland Sharks have revealed the remains of Polar Bears and, in one case, and entire caribou, sans antlers. Greenland Sharks have been seen grabbing hold of unwary reindeer who have come too close to the water’s edge. Truly, they’re crocodiles of the sea!

Now Sea This: The 10 Most Amazing Bizarre Sharks

Strange, scary and sharp of tooth, sharks are the oceans' most efficient predators. They're much more than "mindless killing machines", however, as these ten bizarre sharks so graphically illustrate.

Underwater footage unlocks new info on Greenland sharks for N.L. researchers

Underwater footage unlocks new info on Greenland sharks for N.L. researchers

One of the world’s largest sharks, the Greenland shark is an elusive species of dogfish that inhabits the icy waters of the Arctic and the northern Atlantic.

Greenland shark fearsome creature eats polar bears and smiles for

400-year-old Greenland shark is oldest vertebrate animal | Environment | The Guardian

400-year-old Greenland shark is oldest vertebrate animal

Science - The New York Times. Meet the Greenland Shark. It Could Be the Longest-Living Vertebrate. Researchers used radiocarbon dating of the eye lenses of these lazy-looking predators to estimate that they have a life expectancy of at least 272 years.

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