JUL 12, 2015 01:53 PM PDT
Scientists Find Sharks in an Unlikely Place
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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.

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