Elusive Greenland shark in high spirits

Greenland shark preserved at the Museum.

A Greenland shark beached in Northumberland has been preserved in the Museum’s spirit collection.

It will now be studied by researchers hoping to find out more about these rarely-seen creatures.

Watch a video of the shark being preserved

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