• Dead, pregnant hammerhead shark washes up on Florida beach

    By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    CAPTIVA, Fla. - A dead, pregnant hammerhead shark washed ashore at a Florida beach Saturday.

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    The shark was carrying 27 pups and is estimated to be 20 to 30 years old, WBBH reported.

    She is believed to have died from birth complications.

    A necropsy will be conducted to determine the official cause of death.

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