12 Things You Probably Don't Know About This Dreaded Creature
July 18, 2014
Despite the popular myth that sharks are nothing more than mindless, man-eating predators from a prehistoric time, the reality of these fish is quite different.
Did you know there are around 450 species of sharks living in the ocean today, and that many are endangered? Did you know that most sharks live 20 to 30 years, and some species may live to 100 years or longer?
And did you know the majority of sharks are actually quite intelligent? Here we offer 12 thought-provoking facts about one of the world’s most feared, yet most misunderstood creatures.