Shark gives live birth while photographers took photos

January 14, 2015 4:44 AM

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A photo of a rare shark giving live birth has been making waves among marine photographers and oceanographic experts – and it appears to be the first live photograph of a rare shark giving live birth – according to experts that have authenticated the rare photo. It was a pelagic thresher shark reportedly giving birth.

The photo was taken by Attila Kaszo during a research dive in the Philippines in 2013 and recently published in Coral Reef, the journal of the International Society for Coral Reef Studies.

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