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Beyond Sharks: Truly Scary Deep Sea Creatures

Jill Harness

Shark Week might be over, but the truly horrific creatures in the bottom of the sea don't need a week of TV to remind people how scary they are.

With such massively deep and large oceans spread across the globe, it's no wonder there are so many mysterious and strange creatures lurking below the waves. In fact, some species we thought were extinct, like the frilled shark at the top of the montage, have actually just gone unseen for long periods of time. For photos and information on more great, and creepy, sea creatures, don't miss this great WebUrbanist article.