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Hammerhead shark tattoo photo
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Hammerhead shark
Strength, tenacity

January 12th, 2008
  Author: GiErre

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The hammerhead shark often appears in Maori culture where it symbolizes strength and tenacity, which are essential traits in warfare. There´s a specific Maori pattern, called Mangopare, used to represent the hammerhead shark, which was used in tattoos, on rafters and houses, as a symbol of protection and power.

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 Comments:
 The concepts that you guys put together are incredible. Are this hammerhead and the related designs all traditional Maori tribal art??? This is really phenomenal.  
  by Mogs - [enclosed email]
 absolutely beautiful! 
  by Jessica
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