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  • The first shark lived about 300 million years ago.
  • most sharks live in temperate conditions.
  • Megamouth sharks live in the deepest parts of the ocean.
  • Only a few species of sharks are known to attack humans.
  • There are approximately 200-250 known species of sharks.
  • The greenland shark lives in the icy arctic waters.
  • A sharks skeleton is made entirely out of cartilage.
  • Sharks have a reputation for viciousness.
  • Sharks are a type of fish.
  • Sharks skin is a series of scales.
  • Some sharks eat other sharks.
  • Sharks population is on a decline.
  • Most sharks are active at night.
  • Sharks meet reproductive age at about twelve to fifteen years.
  • Sharks have gills.
  • Most shark species will drown if they stay still.
  • Sharks livers contain oil.
  • Most sharks live in saltwater.
  • Most sharks like to do their hunting solo.
  • Great White sharks eat eleven tons of food a year!
  • The prehistoric Megladon grew to sixty feet!
  • Bull Sharks like freshwater.
  • Most sharks can be found in open water.
  • Sharks are at the top of the food chain in the ocean.
  • Sharks have the most powerful jaws on earth.
  • Sharks use about 20,000 teeth in its lifetime.
  • Sharks never run out of teeth.
  • One feeding shark sometimes attracts another one.
  • Some sharks are harmless.
  • Most sharks are carnivores.
  • Shark skeletons are very flexible.
  • Some sharks take prey right off the beach.
  • Sharks played important roles in ancient folklore.
  • 2015 saw a record number of shark attacks.
  • Ancient Aztecs used chilies to prevent shark attacks.
  • Sharks are disappearing.
  • American Airlines will no longer ship shark fins.
  • shark finning affects a quarter of all sharks!
  • Sharks are not as scary as you may think.
  • Basking sharks (as shown in picture) can grow up to thirty five feet!
  • The dwarf lantern shark is only fifteen centimeters long.
  • The Oceanic Whitetip is the most common shark.
  • The Shortfin Mako can swim up to sixty five miles per hour!
  • Sharks can detect a drop of blood from a mile away!
  • Sharks have extremely sensitive hearing.
  • Most sharks have at least four rows of teeth!
  • Smell is the most remarkable of the sharks senses.
  • Shark babies are called pups.
  • Sharks lived about 200 million years before dinosaurs.
  • About seventy five shark species are close to becoming extinct.
  • Some female sharks use sperm from multiple males to reproduce.
  • Sharks use the glare from the Sun to ambush prey.
  • The prehistoric megladon was the greatest predator to ever live!
  • The oceanic whitetip is the deadliest shark in the Pacific.
  • Bull Sharks can sense crocodiles in the water.
  • The Great White population is booming off Cape Cod!

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