Nine walking shark species discovered

This 20 June 2020 video says about itself:

Scientists have discovered 9 species of ‘walking’ sharks.

In US news and current events today, researchers have confirmed that walking sharks branched from their nearest ancestor 9 million years ago, making them the most recently evolved type of shark. These sharks, who use their fins to ‘walk’ on the ocean floor, have been found off the coasts of Australia, Indonesia & New Guinea. Scientists have discovered a total of 9 species of walking sharks over the past 2 decades.

Read more here.

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