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Tawny Nurse Shark
The bottom-dwelling nurse shark is nocturnal
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Diet
They feed predominantly on bottom dwelling animals such as shrimps, crabs and fish.
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Characteristics
They use their relatively small mouths and large throats to suck in their prey.
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Did you know?
They possess thin, fleshy, whisker-like organs called ‘barbels’ to sense and taste when hunting.
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Diet
They feed predominantly on bottom dwelling animals such as shrimps, crabs and fish.
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Characteristics
They use their relatively small mouths and large throats to suck in their prey.

About the Tawny Nurse Shark

    In the Wild
    The bottom-dwelling nurse shark is nocturnal and is found during the day in groups up to 40 lying closely together.
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