The cleverest species of them all.
This was featured in the Economist Magazine article titled "Top Ten Signs" and was a finalist for an Epica Award in 2003.
All this time I thought the "Land Shark" skits on Saturday Night Live were just comic fun. Little did I know at the time that this might happen.
It starts out innocently, a caring relative gets an exotic pet for their niece or nephew. The beast gets big enough to take off a fingertip and flush it's gone. But being the cleverest species of them all, they adapt and the next thing you know you have a land shark as big as a bus.
Heard on the radio, a brief about the terror known as the "Land Shark."
...considered the cleverest of all sharks. Unlike the great white, which tends to inhabit the waters of harbors and recreational beach areas, the Land Shark may strike at any place, any time. It is capable of disguising its voice, and generally preys on young, single women. Experts at the University of Miami's Oceanographic Institute suggest that the best way to scare off the shark in the event of an attack is to hit or punch the predator in the Nose. Now for the weather..Knock Knock!
Who is it?
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