Do you know your sharks?
Discovery Shark Week is around the corner - check your facts!
Great white sharks can lose all their teeth in old age. #sharkweek
That’s a shark of a different colour. Unlike the typical grey or brown, some shark species are pink, yellow or blue. #sharkweek
Dogfish sharks hold many records such as being the oldest species #sharkweek.
Sharks must stay in motion to survive. #sharkweek
While many of us have learned to fear sharks, they are the ones who should fear us. Humans kill 73 million sharks annually #sharkweek.
A new species called the bamboo shark was discovered in 2013. The tiny fish walks – not swims – along the ocean floor! #sharkweek
Sharks only hunt in schools. #sharkweek
A lengthy study completed in 2013 has found that shark moms go home — to the place where they were born — to give birth to their young. #sharkweek
Sharks were found to be human flesh intolerant in 2012. #sharkweek
In an Australian aquarium, a shark was born through artificial insemination for the first time in 2014. #sharkweek