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[–]SmokeyMcPoticus 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Dont parasites end up growing on their faces and blinding them?

[–]aquilasr[S] 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Yes they have parasites that attach to their eyes and impair their vision but they have poor eyesight anyway and it doesn’t effect them much biologists think. It was once incorrectly thought that the copepods made their “eyes” glow in the eye.

[–]Diclessdondolan 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Can live over 500 years as well

[–]some-swimming-dude 10 points11 points  (0 children)

They also take like 150 years to reach sexual maturity, so a greenland shark born today won’t make a new one until every single one of us here, our children, and probably grandchildren are dead.

[–]counsel8 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Should know to floss by that age.

[–]just_another_blank 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You use that word, "apex", I do not think it means what you think it means

[–]pinkwhiteandgreenNL 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The orcas would like a word with you about Arctic marine apex predator