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World's First Vegetarian Shark Shuns Meat | Care2 Causes

World's First Vegetarian Shark Shuns Meat | Care2 Causes

A six-foot-long nurse shark living at the Birmingham National Sea Life Center in England has reportedly become the first shark in the world to have developed a preference for leafy greens over meat. The shark, named Florence, made headlines in 2009 as the first shark in the world to survive an ‘out of water’ surgery that was necessary to remove a rusty fish hook deeply embedded in her mouth that was discovered after she stopped eating. After the surgery, her dietery preferences took an interesting change. Her caretakers weren’t reportedly that surprised when she started stealing veggies from Molokai, the resident sea turtle, because nurse sharks occasionally ingest algae. However, since nurse sharks are obligate carnivores who normally have a preference for fish and crustaceans, her keepers were baffled when she started shunning meat altogether and have since resorted to t...

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