Wobbegong Jealousy

The Georgia Aquarium officially has the cutest baby zoo animals ever: tiny spotted wobbegong shark pups. Orectolobus maculatus, like many shark species, technically gives live birth to several pups, up to a record 37, in a litter in a smooth trick known as ovovivipary. Thankfully for pups that are a little late on hatching they do not have the added behavior of intrauterine cannibalism seen in other sharks like sand tigers.

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3 Comments to “Wobbegong Jealousy”

  1. No fish gets the title of cutest animal but I see where youre going. Thanks for making your interesting place.
    Best,
    P.
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  2. If you’re an obsessed person who’s been in love with fish since she was two years old when Spanky the goldfish entered your life.. fish can be cute.

    Even deep sea semi-creepy fish can be cute: Spookfish

  3. Guys, I LOVE fish, and Wobbies in particular! And I am not the only one: the Wobbegong is my 3 year-old’s very favorite shark! My wife made a great Wobbegong costume for him for Halloween! View it here:

    http://www.dabbled.org/search?q=wobbegong

    It won Dabbled’s Halloween costume contest!

    Not to be outdone, I made a Wobbegong cartoon character and gave him his own website (I am a web designer). See that at

    http://www.onlinestoryworld.com/walter

    All shameless self-promotion aside: mammal-centrics can be quite obnoxious in believing that furry creatures have the corner on the cute market! Wobbies rule–especially these pups! –Tom