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a young tiger shark in Hawaii
June 21, 2016

Showing Its Stripes

A newborn pup captured by scientists in Hawaii (a tiger shark hub) has the distinct striped markings along its three-foot body that give the tiger shark its name. The stripes will fade as the shark ages.

See more pictures from the June 2016 feature story "He Went Face-to-Face With Tiger Sharks."

Photograph by Brian Skerry
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