'Horrific' frilled shark makes waves in Australia

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A "living fossil" sounds cool in theory, but this frilled shark had fishermen terrified when a net caught one off Australia's coast.

The frilled shark's roots go all the way back to 80 million years ago, and almost all of the species' closest relatives are extinct. Seeing a frilled shark is a rare experience, but thanks to 25 rows of needle-like teeth, it's also quite a frightening one:

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