Monday, May 2, 2011

Items Found in the Stomachs of Tiger Sharks

This is a list of items which have been found in Tiger Shark stomachs.

  • aluminum foil
  • aluminum soft-drink cans
  • armor
  • bag of money
  • bag of potatoes
  • beer bottles
  • black cat
  • boat cushions
  • boots
  • brass casing from a 18-pound (8-kilogram) shell
  • burlap sacks
  • cattle bones and hooves
  • chicken coop
  • chickens
  • cigarette tin
  • conch shells and opercula
  • cows
  • deer antlers
  • driftwood
  • driver's license
  • dogs
  • donkey parts
  • drums
  • empty wallet
  • explosives
  • fabrics
  • finger ring
  • grass
  • head and forequarters of a crocodile
  • hind legs of sheep
  • horse parts
  • horseshoe crab
  • human parts
  • hyenas
  • jellyfish
  • leather
  • license plates
  • mass of tangled hair
  • monkeys
  • mutton birds
  • nails
  • nuts and bolts
  • nuts
  • oceanographer drift marker
  • old pants
  • oral contraceptive dispenser
  • overcoat
  • pair of shoes
  • paper
  • pelicans
  • pieces of coal
  • pig parts
  • pigs
  • plastic bags
  • rags
  • raincoat
  • rats
  • roll of chicken wire
  • roll of tar paper
  • rubber tire
  • sack of coal
  • seagull
  • seeds
  • small barrels
  • spaniel with collar
  • steak bones
  • tin cans
  • tom-tom
  • tools
  • tunicates
  • 2-pound (1-kilogram) can of peas
  • 2-pound (1-kilogram) coil of copper wire

4 comments:

  1. That's a lot of stuff found in the contents of a Tiger Sharks stomach! Do all sharks eat random stuff like that or is it due to the predatory instincts of this particular species of shark?

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  2. How would they eat a chicken coop. That is a big object.

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  3. how in the heck did some of those things get in the ocean

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