Why are hammerhead sharks' heads shaped the way they are?
#91247. Asked by --simone--. (Jan 17 08 4:03 PM)
Wider spacing between sensory organs better enables an organisms to detect gradients and therefore the location of a gradient source such as food or a mate. The peculiar head of this shark can be thought of as analogous to the antennae of an insect. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammerhead_shark
Jan 17 08, 4:14 PM
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