Interesting Facts About Sharks
There are many facts about sharks some of us may not know. These facts can be interesting to others, cool, or disgusting to others. A few facts about our king of the ocean are that:
- Sharks don't prey humans. It's matter in fact, us humans are not even a food source for them. Most sharks attack humans because they are curious on what your are or they might have mistaken you for a seal. Sharks only prey on seals, sea lions, and other marine mammals. A shark does not really see humans as a food source. Sharks may get curious and or confused. With them trying to investigate, people swim and panic causing the shark to really think that they are food and trying to swim away.
- Sharks can smell blood and or urine from human from almost a mile away
- It is very hard, almost impossible to sneak up on a shark because they have eyes on the side of their head. With their eyes being on the side, they can very well see the things behind them easily.
- Sharks loose up to 1,000 teeth per year while us humans loose 20 baby teeth
- The chance of a human being killed by a shark is smaller than a coconut falling on your head.
- There are 440 known species of sharks in the ocean currently and are still discovering more.
- No sharks in the ocean are herbevores.
- Sharks have been in numerous movies. The most popular shark movie today is Steven Speilberg's Jaws. Most shark movies out there are about killer sharks or sharks going against another creature from the ocean. Most movies make sharks look like they only eat humans and not other animals. Some movies include: Shark vs series, Jaws series, 47 Meters Down, The Shallows, The Reef, Sharknado series, Open Water, Shark Night, Mutant Sharks series, SandSharks, Ghost Sharks, and many more. But there are a few shark movies that dont make sharks look like a human hunter. Some movies are: Finiding Nemo and Sharktale.