At N.Z. Aquarium, One Shark's Bite Helps Deliver Another Shark's Pups : The Two-Way At New Zealand aquarium, one shark's bite helps another deliver her babies.
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At N.Z. Aquarium, One Shark's Bite Helps Deliver Another Shark's Pups

Because we never get tired of animal stories:

The New Zealand Herald writes that "visitors to Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World were stunned to see one shark give another shark an impromptu caesarean section."

The story generated this video report from ITN News:

Our favorite line in that report: "If the mother had given birth naturally, most likely at night, it would have been a different kettle of fish" because the pups likely would have been eaten by other sharks or stingrays.

By the way, Kelly Tarlton's isn't just an "underwater world." It's an Antarctic Encounter Underwater World.