Sharks

Describe the animal

Are a group of fish characterized by cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gills on the side of its head. Sharks have diversified into 470 species. Sharks have keen olfactory senses, located in the short duct between the anterior and posterior nasal openings.

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How is it born? How does the mother care for its young? A shark can be born three different ways? One is from live birth, hatching from an egg, and an egg and live birth combination. Plus in some shark species you have to survive gestation without being eaten by your developing siblings. How a mother cares for her young is? once they are out of their mothers womb they are pretty much on their own. and the pups stick around the mother to long the mother will eat her pups."Shark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." 2003. 24 Oct. 2013 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shark>

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How does it get its food? Sharks are provided with several extraordinary senses that help them find their prey. Usually, their electrosense system helps them find their prey from a distance. They with their scent and sound. They will investigate loud noises or big objects for potential meals.

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Where does it live, and what are some of its habits? Sharks live in every ocean in the world, however studies published have shown that up to 70% of oceans are free of sharks. Sharks are not territorial like most animals are, so they change frequently their habitat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/



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Who are it’s enemies, and how does it defend itself? The sharks enemies are saltwater crocs, killer whales, and a porcupine fish. Some ways are that sharks express swimmers, able to swim swiftly away from hunters. And most sharks are camouflaged, hiding them from their eyes of their enemies. lastly, sharks rows of sharp teeth, which can be used as weapons to defend themselves. www.sharkattacks.com/enemies.htm