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    Tiger Shark Adaptations

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    Do you know what sea animal has 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 better, the other reason they have bent teeth is so that they can break their prey's bones to eat them. Tiger sharks stripes start to fade away when they get older, they do not disappear though, they only get more and…

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    Tiger Shark Structure

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    Relationship and general systematics Tiger Shark belongs to the class of cartilaginous fish. Unique to the cartilaginous fish is that their skeleton and the structure is made of cartilage instead of bone. That is, cartilaginous fish such as tiger shark has a very rapid regrowth of lost tissue or whole body parts of their endoskeleton. Tiger shark belonging to the genus Galeocerdo. The genus has lived since the Eocene period, which lasted for about 56-34 million years ago. The genus has always…

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    how unique sharks are. Sharks have been around for millions of years. These predators are vastly different from the average predator. Great white sharks with their habitats, why they attack humans, and their diet and that is what makes these sharks so unique. Great white’s habitats is everywhere in the water they, so Great white sharks can be found most commonly found in New Smyrna Beach (in Florida), Hawaii, Southern Australia, and Western Australia. A typical great white diet is tuna, seals,…

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    Tiger Sharks Controlling Marine Population The Galeocerdo Cuvier or the Tiger Shark is one of the highest predators in the marine wood web. As a tertiary consumer, it has the widest variety in its diet including Dolphins, small sharks, large fish and garbage. They are frequently found throughout tropical waters and tend to stay in deeper areas of the ocean. They are impressive hunters with keen eyesight and smell. Their teeth are shaped specifically to break sea turtle shells with sharp,…

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    can, we kill the engine and let the silence engulf us. We slip off our seats, tuck our surfboards under our arms, and creep through the trees until the sharp rocks beneath our feet smooth out into fine sand. Only black shadows on the beach, we are utterly and completely alone, blending in with the deepness of the sky and sea. Quickly, before the sun rises. Hannah rushes out to meet the black water, her body and board colliding recklessly onto the rough surf. I hesitate before leaping in after…

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    Shark Research Paper You are more likely to die from a bee sting or a lighting strike, then a shark attack. People say sharks are monsters and beasts, but they are just the opposite. Ocearch researchers are tagging sharks to help learn about them and to help all of us see that they are not monsters. Ocearch is helping us understand the protection and benefits sharks give us, hopefully we can protect them and make sure they don’t all die out. Sharks such as Crystal, are amazing creatures, and…

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    A Shark Research Paper

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    Shark Research Paper Do you take the time to research sharks? If you did you would learn some interesting things about these creatures. Ocearch tagged many sharks, like Crystal, so society could learn about different sharks. If people knew that a shark could benefit them, they would probably help protect them. Sharks such as Tiger sharks, are amazing creatures, and have many interesting features. For example, tiger sharks eat a variety of foods. For instance, they are like garbage…

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    dare to get into shark infested water, let alone cageless, in open water known as “Tiger(shark) Beach” and certainly not without prior shark dive experience...but Glen Hodges defied the majority by doing exactly so. Tiger sharks, “the species responsible for more recorded attacks on humans than any shark except the great white” (88) fill the open water of Tiger Beach and Hodges planned to get up close and personal with them during his dives to see in fact how dangerous this species truly is.…

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    The ability to adapt becomes so much more important when their survival is put on the line. Pi loses some of his compassion. He adapts to become more focused on survival than other moral values that he previously held. He also realizes that the Bengal Tiger in his lifeboat and himself need to learn to coexist as peacefully as possible. To do so, Pi adopts some animal characteristics such as marking his territory: “I splashed my urine on the tarpaulin and over the locker lid to stake my claim”…

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    Imagine being lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with a tiger that’s starving of hunger and having to figure out a way not to get eaten by it. Or having to train a really dangerous tiger knowing that it might attack because it’s hungry. Yann Martel’s novel, Life of Pi, describes one full story of a kid who’s lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with a tiger, and a kid whose family passed away when they were on a boat on their way to Canada for better job opportunities. The story with…

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