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Angel shark   A 2.4-metre (8-foot) shark with a wide, flat kite-shaped head. The angel shark burrows into the sand on the ocean floor and wait to takes its prey by surprise. 

Basking shark   A large shark that swims in temperate surface waters. The basking shark swims with its mouth wide open to filter plankton from the water. It can measure up to 12 metres (40 feet). It is docile and harmless to large fish or humans. 

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