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Episode Info:               . Hakarl tastes so bad to some, that it’s often called, "Rotten Shark Meat." Famed Chef Anthony Bourdain, once described it as the worst thing he's ever put in his mouth. This Icelandic delicacy is harvested from the Greenland Arctic Shark and you’ll always find it among the Top Ten list of worst tasting foods. If you ever go to Iceland you have to try it for yourself; some people love it. Here are 8 unbelievable facts about Hákarl and the Greenland Shark: 1. Oldest Living Vertebrae A photo posted by Go The Travel Podcast (@gothetravelpodcast) on Oct 11, 2016 at 12:12pm PDT Move over tortoise, you’re no longer the oldest living vertebrae. Greenland Sharks now roaming the ocean could have been born before Napoleon Bonaparte. Vive la Greenland Shark! Theoretically these beasts can live to be over 400 years old. According to scientists, these sharks grow ½ an inch a year and they’ve been observed to be up to 18 feet long. THIS ARTICLE COMPLEMENTS OUR PODCAST. TO GET THE IN-DEPTH STORY WITH INTERVIEWS FROM EXPERTS, CHECK OUT THE EPISODE: Or Subscribe to us on iTunes 2. Their Meat is PoisonousRead more »

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