TP0227-Dr. Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus) swimming inside shipwreck. This species is ovoviviparous (also called aplacental viviparity), which means that after fertilization of the eggs, the young sharks develop inside the mother while encapsulated in their shells, nourished by attached egg yolks. Later, when the eggs hatch, two pups are expelled from the uterus as miniature near replicas of the adult, ready to live life on their own. North Carolina, USA, Atlantic Ocean.<br />
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TP0227-Dr. Sand Tiger Shark (Carcharias taurus) swimming inside shipwreck. This species is ovoviviparous (also called aplacental viviparity), which means that after fertilization of the eggs, the young sharks develop inside the mother while encapsulated in their shells, nourished by attached egg yolks. Later, when the eggs hatch, two pups are expelled from the uterus as miniature near replicas of the adult, ready to live life on their own. North Carolina, USA, Atlantic Ocean.
Photo Copyright © Brandon Cole. All rights reserved worldwide. www.brandoncole.com

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