The Mako shark's handsome coloring, sleek look, and sharp teeth have inspired fishermen and writers alike, and now it's here to grace your wall. Hemingway describes a terrifying brawl with this predatory shark in his novel, "The Old Man & the Sea," and should inspire a little cautionary adventure in your own life.
Attribution: Original print from Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen. By Dr. J. Müller and Dr. J. Henle. White border has been added to source print. Publication information: Berlin: Veit,1841. Sourced from the Biodiversity Library