From Rulers of the Seas to Endangered Species

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Sharks have roamed the seas for hundreds of millions of years. Perfect predators at the top of the food chain, sharks had few enemies until humans began to exploit them. Today, 26 species of shark are now endangered, and an additional 115 species are vulnerable or near threatened. Learn more about the causes of this drastic decline, and what conservation measures can be taken to stop it. 

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