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Image of Cookie-cutter Shark

Image of Cookie-cutter Shark

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Five sea lions (of about 100) had visible cookiecutter shark bites, in most cases mostly healing. This poor guy had multiple fresh bites. Apparently these sea lions have been coming up from Southern California, where these pelagic sharks are more common.

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Robin Agarwal
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