Sharks in Kentucky? Scientists make significant discovery in Mammoth Cave | News |

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“Among the dangling bats, vibrant orange salamanders and plentiful cave crickets that call Mammoth Cave home, the profile of a new type of animal is starting to emerge after a recent discovery.”

“Over the past few years, Toomey and a colleague started noticing brownish fragments embedded in the wall. Typically, fossils are beige in color. These fossils were different.”

“Further exploration continued to yield the unusual results: more brown fossils. All of them appeared to be the relics of now-extinct sharks. Some are jaggedly sharp. Others are dull and flat.”

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