Washington Post –
Maybe it’s time we Homo sapiens reevaluated our relationship with the oceans of the world.
It has been a good few millennia, sure, but our love affair may have been a little rushed. After all, what do we really know about the ocean? Roughly 95 percent of it remains unexplored, and it seems as if every other day we’re finding out something new and unsettling.
Old emotions can die hard. So for the unconvinced holdouts, here’s a little push:
That sea-dwelling, serpentine conglomeration of nightmare fuel is the frilled shark, one of the oldest — and in the running for the creepiest — living species on the planet.