11 Things You Didn’t Know About Sharks
There are over 400 species of sharks living in our oceans today. You can find them in shallow, coastal regions and in deep waters swarming around the ocean floor.
Most people are afraid of shark infested beaches, and for good reason. According to the International Shark Attack File, the numbers of shark bites from year-to-year seem to be directly associated with increased numbers of humans swimming, diving and surfing in the ocean.
Sharks have an incredible sense of smell. They live very long lives and, for the most part, they are just trying to mind their own business – that is unless you antagonize them.
When it comes to the ocean there is always something new to learn. Sharks, particularly, are full of surprising facts that you probably didn’t know.