Top Ten Facts About Sharks

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1 Sharks kill 12 people per year while people kill 11,417 sharks per hour

This is why we should save the sharks. Who cares if they're scary. I mean yeah they're dangerous but we shouldn't kill all of them just because they're scary. Sharks are a part of this world to humans!

Yeah. Sharks aren't a threat to us, WE are a threat to them - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

Most of these facts just blew my mind! - Adamshane1999

2 The shortfin mako shark can accelerate faster than a Porsche
3 Sharks have an astounding sense of smell, so powerful that they can detect a single drop of blood in an Olympic-sized pool
4 As soon as tiger shark embryos develop teeth, they attack and eat each other in the womb
5 There's a shark in Greenland that eats polar bears and can live up to 200 years

They've also discovered a one eyed cyclops shark in Mexico.

6 Whale sharks can live up to 100 years
7 New Yorkers bite 10 times more people than sharks do worldwide

Wow New Yorkers are jerks. Remind me never to go to New York.

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8 It is believed that sharks first appeared 420 million years ago

They appeared before the dinosaurs. They even appeared before the earth's first trees!

9 You are more likely to die from a falling coconut than from a shark attack
10 Sharks will sink if they stop swimming

The Contenders

11 Sharks live in the ocean

WHOA, I never knew about that! All these times, I thought they live in a rainforest or outer space! MIND-BLOWN! 1! 1! - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

Sharks live in the ocean. I never knew. - Auf29482

I though they live in land, not the oceans

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12 A One Eyed Cyclops Shark was found in Mexico
13 A Great White Shark can weigh as much As 15 Gorillas.
14 Sharks have Zero Bones

There skeletons are instead made of cartilage.

15 A Shark can detect A Fish's Heartbeat up to 3 feet (0.9) away.
16 A Shark can live up to 6 Weeks without eating
17 A shark can grow and lose up to 30,000 teeth in a lifetime V 1 Comment
18 Certain sharks walk on their fins underwater
19 Sharks have eight senses. Humans only have five
20 Sharks can't blink
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1. Sharks kill 12 people per year while people kill 11,417 sharks per hour
2. The shortfin mako shark can accelerate faster than a Porsche
3. Sharks have an astounding sense of smell, so powerful that they can detect a single drop of blood in an Olympic-sized pool
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