|Shark Laying on Barrels, SIA, SIA2013-08815|
|White-Tipped Shark, SIA, SIA2013-08818|
|Shark Caught on a Line, SIA,|
I then turned to the Collections Search Center and to my delight there are over five hundred records relating to the hammerheads, including some great pictures of hammerhead teeth! The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s ocean portal also has a great number of hammerhead images to see.
|Watson Perrygo Poses with Shark, |
So what did diving through the collections teach me? Well, I learned that taking a quiz about sharks can pique my curiosity about the amazing creatures sharks are and that the Smithsonian has a vast amount of shark knowledge. I encourage both fans and non-fans alike to take the quiz and if you get bit by the Shark Week bug, check out the Smithsonian's collections to find out more about your shark.
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