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Current Event September 22, 2016

200 Year Old Sharks

Sharks can live to be over two hundred years old, and recently a Greenland shark was found who may have lived up to 512 years. These sharks are the longest living vertebrates known to exist. They can be found swimming in the Arctic seas, where researchers are spending time studying the old creatures. Listen to the story to hear more about this fascinating species.

Life Science Evolution Elementary Animals

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AIR DATE: 08/11/2016

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