The Scotsman reports on this frightening development:

SCIENTISTS have been stunned by the discovery of a shark that had eaten a polar bear.

Part of the jaw of a young polar bear was found in the stomach of a Greenland shark in Svalbard, northern Norway.

Kit Kovacs, of the Norwegian Polar Institute, said: “We’ve never heard of this before.

“We don’t know how it got there. We can’t say whether or not the shark took a swimming young bear or ate a carcase.

“We don’t know how active these sharks are as predators.”

But perhaps these sharks could prove a valuable ally in the coming struggle against the Panzerbjørn? Our government must take steps to open diplomatic channels as soon as possible.