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Sharks Found Inside An Active Volcano — Alive

The footage below was recorded at Kavachi, a volcano found on the Solomon Islands in the Southwest Pacific Ocean. The first documented eruption of this volcano was back in 1939, it most recently erupted in January 2014. Kavachi is also the home of many kinds of sea creatures. When it erupts, the life inside can’t possibly survive – can they?

The camera goes down into the water as Kavachi erupts (not the color change of the water). Then the stingray appears! The camera explored the underwater volcano for about an hour and found a variety of sharks including a scalloped hammerhead and a silky shark – and the six gill stingray.

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Brennen Phillips, an ocean engineer, and many others have a lot of ideas about how the animals survive eruptions.

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