Friday, December 19, 2008

Hammer Time!

Sharks are cool. But you always see the Great Whites, the Makos, the Baskings, etc. The Hammerhead Shark is really funky looking, but for some reason I never see them as often. (You know, at shark conferences.) So I always assumed they were a little smaller, maybe a little less aggressive.

Not this guy.

A 600 + pound, 12 + foot long hammerhead was caught off the coast of Florida.

If I saw him in the water, I would freak the hell out. He looks like something seriously out of a prehistoric era. (Which sharks are, but most of the time I forget that, being so used to seeing them on the Discovery Channel.) And look at those teeth! This guy is a freaky killing machine.

But still really cool to see.