Hammerhead sharks
Hammerhead sharks are consummate predators that use their oddly shaped heads to improve their ability to find prey.
Their wide-set eyes give them a better visual range than most other sharks. gifts.worldwildlife.org
By spreading their highly specialized sensory organs over their wide, mallet-shaped head, they can more thoroughly scan the ocean for food. kids.nationalgeographic.com
The hammerhead's increased ampullae sensitivity allows it to find its favorite meal, stingrays, which usually bury themselves under the sand. animals.nationalgeographic.com Learn how this shark uses its unusual noggin, and it sensory organs, to drop the hammer on stingrays and other unfortunate prey.
The great hammerhead is the largest of the nine identified species of this shark. www.youtube.com In this Shark Academy episode, Jonathan Bird explores the biology and habits of the world's largest hammerhead shark: The Great Hammerhead! *****************...
The hammerhead shark can grow up to 20 feet

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