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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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    in this article is ichthyology, the study of fish. Sharks fall under the class of Chondrichthyans, while technically fish, sharks are specifically unique as their bodies are not equipped with calcium based bone structures but rather cartilaginous, a flexible connective tissue. Ichthyologist, or specifically shark biologist, study how sharks have evolved from their first appearance in the Silurian era to how they survived the meteor impact up to modern day where they live in the top of the…

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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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    Earth Shark Attacks

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    confirmed shark attacks. And five to fifteen shark attack fatalities around the world. Across the Earth shark attacks varies from coast to coast depending on what continent you’re observing from. For instance the North American Continent on the east coast it seems that Horry County, South Carolina, Charleston County, South Carolina, are where shark attacks happen the most. Same as St. Johns County Florida, Volusia County, Florida, Brevard County, Florida, Palm Beach, Florida, and St. Lucie…

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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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    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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    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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    Shark Tank, the critically-acclaimed reality show that has refreshed entrepreneurship in America, has also become a socially defining series. The recipient of the 2015 and 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, the business-themed show returns to the ABC Television Network for its seventh season. The Sharks tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons continue their search to invest in the best businesses and products that America has to offer. The Sharks…

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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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