Category Archives: Sharks

10 Questions About Sharks Answered

1. Are sharks vertebrates? Yes, sharks are vertebrates. Vertebrates have a backbone or spinal column. In the case of sharks, they have a spinal column made out of cartilage, not bone as in other vertebrates like bony fishes. 2.What is … Continue reading

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Interview with Shark Researcher Kristian Parton

This blog post is an interview with Kristian Parton, from the University of Exeter who is studying the effects of plastic pollution on sharks. He’s @KjParton on Twitter What are some of the threats to sharks today? KP- Blimey, where … Continue reading

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Meet Deep Blue—the Largest Great White Shark Ever Filmed

The following is about Deep Blue, a Great White Shark most recently filmed in the Hawaiian Islands in January of 2019. She is estimated to be 20 feet long, weigh 2.5 tons, and to be 50 years old. She’ll keep … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor

The Shark Club is an adult fiction novel about a love triangle between a shark-obsessed woman, her childhood love, and the newfound love in her life. It is chock full of facts about the ocean’s inhabitants and is reverent to … Continue reading

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10 Not-So-Scary Facts About Tiger Sharks

1. A tiger shark’s stripes fade as he gets older. 2. Tiger sharks are the second most dangerous sharks to humans (after great white sharks) 3. Tiger sharks eat a variety of animals, including sea turtles (their teeth can crack … Continue reading

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