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    The Great White Shark

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    lurking the ocean depths they think of sharks. More specifically, they think of the largest predatory shark and most well-known species, the great white. The great white shark has grown a reputation as the deadliest and most fearsome creature to ever swim in the ocean. These beliefs have come about mostly due to Hollywood’s overexposure of the predatory fish as a deadly, human devouring monster. Although the great white may not be exactly exempt from the occasional attack on humans, they are far from the monster they are believed to be. Great white sharks are just another animal living on this planet just trying to survive and reproduce. However, there existence is being threatened mostly due…

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    Misrepresentation of Sharks Do you enjoy the ocean? Whether you do or not, millions of people around the world love the ocean. Many of those people don’t just love the ocean, but also depend on it. Oceans cover approximately 70% of the Earth’s surface and are vital to life around the globe. Beneath the surface of the sea lies copious amounts of life in countless forms. The ocean provides food and jobs for people around the globe. The harvesting of sea animals has become a massive industry in…

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    Movies have “shown” us that sharks are vicious man eating predators, killing without thought, but sharks are a bit more complicated than that. Sharks are more terrifying in our minds than in reality. Movies like Jaws have given people the impression that sharks kill people without thought. This is false. Sharks are more curious than anything. Most of the time, sharks bite people once and let go. This is called “sample biting.” This is a way for sharks to identify what they are attacking. In…

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    In this essay both the digestive system of a shark and a human have been researched. While investigating, it has been found that there are many similarities and differences between both species of animals. To begin, sharks live in an aquatic environment surrounded by water and other aquatic animals. While humans live on dry land surrounded by multiple mammals in urban and rural areas. Sharks mostly prey on smaller fish . Some of the larger shark species feed on seals, sea lions, and other…

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    The Effects of Shark Finning An ecosystem is an environment in which a community of organisms live in. Our ecosystem is threatened by a numerous of things. If the ecosystem is put off balance or destroyed, it could disrupt the food chain and cause several shortages. The act of shark finning is one of these factors disrupting our ecosystem. Fishermen harmfully reap the fins of sharks for money. This cruelty is only for one meal called shark fin soup. It is an old asian delicacy that is still…

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    Fear Of Sharks

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    In simpler terms, when people think about sharks, they tend to be afraid or worried because they are responding to feelings. Instead of thinking more objectively, they think emotionally first because it is the natural thing to do. It’s your instincts. This feeling may have been introduced to you through the way you were raised. As a child, when you spend the day at the beach, you may hear from your parents or loved ones, “Hey watch out for sharks!” or “Don’t go too deep, the sharks might eat…

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    The Great Hammer head shark is one of many different shark species in the world. It is known mostly by its hammer shaped head that is uses in a specific way to help it hunt. This feature makes it a very dangerous predator to certain fish and other sharks. The Great Hammerhead shark has a very interesting life and I will soon learn more about it. What is life like for the Great Hammerhead shark. The Great Hammerhead shark hunts in places like shallow waters but it does not hunt in the shallows…

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    Shark Dissection Essay

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    During this year, I learned much about animals from the dissections. I dissected a cow's eye, a dogfish shark, an owl pellet and a flower. In each, I learned a lot about that animal. In the cow’s eye, I learned how a cow sees things. During the shark dissection, I learned the different parts of the shark that I never knew about. In the owl pellet dissection, I learned what the owl eats and how it eats using the parts that are left. I never knew that much about the inside of a flower. I never…

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    The ocean is home to more than 400 different shark species. These predators are portrayed by humans as mighty and extremely dangerous. While it may be well-known that these animals are the top of the food chain and have no sea predator, it’s a shock when they find out that they are on the brink of becoming endangered. Humans outside of the fishing industries fail to understand that we have a dramatic influence on the ocean. On the Pacific Ocean only, the numbers of tuna fishing vessels reach…

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    Sharks don’t fossilize well because they’re from the class of chondrichthyes meaning their skeletons are made of cartilage, a flexible connective tissue. This is one of the reasons why there is a disagreement over when the first shark first existed. However, shark teeth do fossilize well and sharks produce thousands of teeth in a lifetime. The oldest shark teeth date back to the Devonian Period about 400 million years ago and were found in Europe. Shark scales also fossilize well.…

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