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Humans vs. Sharks

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Sought out as a delicacy in many places around the world, sharks are caught by commercial and sport fishermen, often with little oversight.

The UN estimates that some species have been depleted by 90 percent and depletion of 70 percent are common. It's time for humans to get over our fears and take a close look at the species we've hunted to the brink of extinction.

Read the Full Story: 8 of the World's Most Endangered Sharks

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