Sharks

The predators of the ocean

General Information

Sharks live all around the world. So far, there is more than 360 species of sharks. They usually feed on fish, but species like the great white also feed on seals. Whale sharks usually feed on plankton, but they have been seen to feed on small fish.

Interesting Facts about sharks

Facts

-The smallest shark is a dwarf shark which only grows up to about the size of your hand!

-Food can last for 3 months and even longer in their stomachs

-Sharks can't get cancer

-Sharks have been in our oceans for over 300 million years

-More people are killed by bee stings than sharks

-The bull shark is the only shark that can live in both salt and fresh water