24 Feb '14, 9pm

Critically Endangered Shark Rescued Off Coast of Australia

Critically Endangered Shark Rescued Off Coast of Australia

, Life Sciences Manager at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, played a critical role in providing treatment to the shark. “Today was an opportunity to provide life-saving treatment to a critically endangered animal in desperate need of intervention. There is believed to be around 1500 Grey Nurse Sharks left on the coast of Australia, so it is obviously frustrating to see a beautiful animal like this caught up in rope as a direct result of human carelessness,” said Townsend. With so few sharks left around Australia, the successful rescue operation not only saved one animal’s life, but it also benefited the rest of the shark species in the area.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2014/02/24/australian-rescuers-sa...

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