Scientists Caught A Glimpse Of This Rare Shark, And The Mystery Has Only Deepened

Caught on camera for the first time in history; meet the deep sea shark whose shocking attributes put all other sea creatures to shame. This terrifying footage left me at a loss for words. I’ve never seen anything like this in all my life!

There are an estimated 1,200 species of sharks– 20% of which have been discovered only just recently.

It was a usual day just off the coast of Monterey, California, until video captured something bizarre at a depth of 5,400 feet.

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The Pointy-Nosed Blue Chimaera, also known as the “Deep Sea Ghost Shark” has been a tall-tale spoken of for hundreds of years– and rarely seen by humans.

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But now, thanks to new technology, video equipment has captured this mysterious creature alive on film for the very first time — and the footage does not disappoint.

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Ghost sharks are dead-eyed, wing-finned fish rarely seen by people. And as if this “ghost shark” isn’t strange enough, it’s most bizarre feature is a retractable sex organ on its head — and yes, you read that correctly.

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This is so crazy, it doesn’t look real. You just have to see it to believe it: 

Isn’t that just the wildest thing you’ve ever seen?!