Thursday, September 25, 2008

Northern River Shark-New Species

The fine folks over at National Geographic Digital Media initiatives asked us to cover the following eco news that has been making sharkies excited planet wide. We were just about to cover it with the following post:

some good scratch that...great news about sharks. As you probably already know over 100 new shark and ray species have been newly classified in Australia-leading to a virtual land rush of photographers seeking to collect them all.

Here's one recently re-classified critter the Northern River Shark. Once thought to be another species it is only one of two freshwater sharks in the region, and a very handsome looking beastie at that!

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