8 Interesting FAQS About White Shark
The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans. The great white shark is mainly known for its size, with mature individuals growing up to 6.1 m (20 ft) in length and more than 1,900 kg (4,200 lb) in weight. This shark reaches its maturity around 15 years of age and was previously believed to have a life span of over 30 years.
Here you have some interesting FAQS:
- That the Great White Shark can swim with a speed of 16 miles an hour.
- That the Great White Shark can keep a temperature in the body that is 50oF higher than the water around the shark.
- That if the Great White Shark gets exterminated, the number of seals and sea lions will raise, the fish population which the fishermen catch will be heavily reduced.
- That the Great White Shark can keep a body temperature that is more than 50oF higher than the surrounding water.
- That the Great White Shark is the only shark which is able to lift its head above the surface of the water and look for prey.
- That it is illegal to sell jaws from the Great White Shark in South Africa and Australia.
- That the Great White Shark has a biding strength at several tones a cm2 (several tones a sq. inch).
- That the Great White Shark, which can be more than 6 meters long and weight more than 2 tones, only has a brain at the size of a thumb.