Top 5 Endangered Sharks

Top 5 Endangered Sharks

Basking shark These guys are experiencing population declines because over fishing - fins are in demand for soup and its cartilage is used in some forms of medicine in traditional Chinese culture and as an aphrodisiac in Japan. Dusky shark Over fishing high demand for...
Why do Sharks attack?

Why do Sharks attack?

Sharks attack people for a number of reasons: Sharks might mistake a human on a surfboard for another similar shaped animal such as a seal. Sharks are more likely to attack a human when provoked. Bull sharks have been known to attack humans even after they are caught....
The Fastest Shark

The Fastest Shark

How Fast Can a Shark Swim? The shortfin mako shark is the fastest shark in the world and has been recorded swimming at a top speed of 42 miles per hour, but many experts believe they are capable of swimming faster in short bursts. However, the short mako shark doesn't...
Top 10 Deadliest Sharks

Top 10 Deadliest Sharks

Lemon Shark "When life gives you lemons…" get the hell out of the water! The Lemon Shark is known to be less aggressive then other sharks, but if provoked or bumped into they will bite. No recorded deaths, but you should always watch your back if Lemons are near....