Great Whites!

Predator or Prey?


Sharks have multiple habitats around the world including:
  • United states
  • South Africa
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Chile
  • Mediterranean
  • Pyer Island

Information from Wikipedia
P.S If you have not guessed by now Great whites live in the ocean. :)


Here is a list of the types of food sharks eat:
  • Tuna
  • rays
  • Dolphins
  • whale
  • other sharks
  • seals
  • fur seals
  • sea turtles
  • sea lions
  • sea otters
  • sea birds
Info from WIK
Fact: Sharks DO NOT eat people on purpose!

Hunting style

The hunting style of a great white is very intresting:

  • Charge at prey at high speeds sometimes completely leaving the water
  • Fastest speed is at 40kilometers per hour
  • Prey can be chased
  • Prey is sometimes attacked at the surface
Hunting recorded from seal island

  • Sharks imbollize northern elephant seal by bitting it butt with 4 large bites
  • Californian sea lions are struck mid section before being dragged into the depths of the ocean
Hunting recorded from northern California
Info from wik

Physical features/natural threats

  • Rows of sharp serrated teeth
  • Males-3.5-h.o.m
  • Females-4.5-s.o.m
  • Torpedo shaped body
  • Lower body counter shading
  • Bite force 18,000 newtons

Natural threats

  • Large orca whales killing and eating sharks
  • Other sharks
  • Dolphins?

Info from wik

Unnatural threats

Although sharks have terrorfying natural skills they are still endangered by:

  • over fishing
  • Illegal shark finning
  • Trade in the black market
Info from ccosa

Funny pictures


  • Wikipedia
  • conservation conceal of south australia