Ne uccide più il selfie dello squalo

Quest’anno, fino a oggi, le persone morte facendosi un selfie sono state 12, quelle morte per l’attacco di uno squalo otto soltanto.

Aspettiamo con ansia la notizia di qualcuno morto per essere stato sbranato da uno squalo con cui stava facendosi un selfie.

66-year-old Japanese tourist has died, and his travel companion has been injured, after falling down stairs while attempting to take a selfie at the Taj Mahal.The man’s death raises the selfie-related death toll this year — to 12. To put that in perspective, in 2015 there have so far been eight deaths caused by shark attacks.

Fonte: More people have died from selfies than shark attacks this year

Nuova specie di squalo scoperta alle Galapagos | Wired Science | Wired.com

Bythaelurus giddingsi

wired.com / California Academy of Sciences

Il nuovo squalo è della famiglia dei gattucci ed è lungo circa 40 cm. Proprio come un gatto domestico.

New Shark Species Discovered in Galapagos | Wired Science | Wired.com

Scientists conducting deep-sea dives around the Galapagos Islands have identified a new species of shark. Part of a family known as a catsharks, the new species is about 1.3 feet long, roughly the same size as a typical housecat.