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    Great White Sharks

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    The Great White Shark is the biggest shark that is known to be alive today. The average Great White can live up to 70 years old or more. Most Great Whites mature around the age of 15. Great White Sharks have a grey body on the tp yet on the bottom it is white for camouflage, they are grey on the top because it helps blend them into the water so that predators and prey can't see them, this is the same reason that they have a white belly. The Great White Shark has a snout, black eyes (They are…

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    Sharks are vicious creatures that have very distinct, intelligent ways of finding food, and have been on earth for 400 million years. These interesting animals get their prey in three stages, and the first is sensing and finding their prey. When a shark gets hungry, it will use every single one of its senses to find food. Lateral lines running down the sides of their body allow them to sense vibrations and pulses in the water. Not only that, but sharks also have small pores in their snout…

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    The Great White Shark that I chose to research was Katherine. She was tagged on August 20, 2013 in Cape Cod Massachusetts. She weighed 2,300 pounds, 14 feet and 2 inches. She was named in honor of Katharine Lee Bates, a Cape Cod native and songwriter—best known for her poem and song “America The Beautiful”. The latest ping for Katharine is off the coast of Florida, near New Smyrna Beach. This area is also known as the shark capital and it consists of murky water that has bait fish within it.…

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    Sharks are being killed by the millions each year (Balaguer 18), and while there are regulations in place attempting to protect sharks from the massive overfishing, regulations alone are not enough. There is a deep-seated stigma surrounding sharks, which will be explained later on, that is negatively affecting attempts at conservation. This paper intends to explain the effect of stigma and cultural views on the overfishing of sharks, as well as the negative effects overfishing and endangerment…

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    rich taste, shark meat has been a delicacy throughout history. Dating back to the Ming Dynasty in China, man has been hunting nature’s top predators throughout much of its history. However, in modern day humans are paying the price for this hunt. The killing of over 100 million sharks per year to keep this tradition going has now sent sharks populations on a rapid decline (Spalding). Poaching, commercial fishing, and medical demands for sharks are causing the rapid deterioration of shark…

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    Sharks Persuasive Essay The increase of Shark attacks in Australia during 2015 has contributed to serious questions about safety and wellbeing of water goers. Firstly sharks take pleasure in the destruction of innocent people, the numbers in shark attacks are on a 20 year high, sharks have a very brutal way of attacking humans and the tourism industry in major coastal cities is slowing due to the fear of shark attacks and beach closures.. Sharks are human cullers, they are attacking humans in…

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    Washington and he loved sharks. Ever since he was a little boy he had a special attraction to sharks. The boy would always go to the aquarium and volunteer as a shark feeder. Every time he would feed the sharks, he was impressed of how the sharks would eat or swim in the water. When he was done he would continued his day in the aquarium. Then one day he recently noticed something odd with the employees. When he went to feed the sharks, employees would call him call “shark boy” as he would hang…

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    Speaking of righteousness, sharks need to be defended based on established facts. The federal agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) states “Despite their scary reputation, sharks rarely ever attack humans and would much rather feed on fish and marine mammals” (NOAA). In other words, humans are not part of sharks’ diet. It would aim for smaller fishes; therefore, deaths caused by shark attacks were often due to confusion, curious and self-protection (NOAA). To support…

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    Tiger Shark Adaptations

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    stripes, is big, and moves quickly? If you guessed the Tiger Shark, you are correct. First, there are many physical characteristics of the tiger shark. The tiger shark can grow to be 18 feet in length, also these unusual sharks can grow to be 2,000 pounds in weight. They have an ovaly shape body and a triangular shape tail. They have a grayish color to their skin, and their stripes are darker colored than their skin. The tiger shark has bent teeth so they can grip their prey easier and…

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    Essay On Shark Attacks

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    Shark attacks are nothing new, but lately the cases of them have been increasing. However, it is not the shark’s fault for the rising number of attacks, it’s ours. According to USA Today, in 2001 there were 79 shark attacks noted around the world. Florida took first with 34 of the 51 attacks in the United States. Next was North Carolina with five, California at three, and Texas, Alabama, and Hawaii with two each. The additional 16 came from Australia, the Bahamas, and South Africa. Of all these…

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