JUL 12, 2015 1:53 PM PDT

Scientists Find Sharks in an Unlikely Place

WRITTEN BY: Anthony Bouchard


Scientists have discovered different species of sharks, including hammerhead sharks and silky sharks, swimming around in an underwater volcano crater in the Pacific Ocean near the Solomon Islands.

The sightings of the sharks here took the scientists off-guard, as it is a very unlikely place to spot a shark.

Using a powerful 80-pound underwater camera, the scientists filmed the sharks swimming around in the area with active volcanic activity.

The discovery leads scientists to wonder if the sharks realize they're in any danger, or if they're simply capable or surviving in the environment despite what we think we know about sharks.

Nonetheless, this is a very strange and interesting discovery.

About the Author
  • Fascinated by scientific discoveries and media, Anthony found his way here at LabRoots, where he would be able to dabble in the two. Anthony is a technology junkie that has vast experience in computer systems and automobile mechanics, as opposite as those sound.
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