Sharks are some of the most popular seas creatures in all of pop culture. From Jaws to Sharknado, it is obvious that screenwriters and people all over the world can’t get enough of sharks. While they are some of the most feared creatures of the ocean, they can also be massively misunderstood. People tend to believe that many more people die in shark attacks than the statistics truly show. This video will debunk many shark myths you probably believe, as well as teaching you tons of new fun facts before you take a shark tour.
As you would have probably guessed, the world’s largest living fish is a shark. Whales are classified as mammals, so they don’t top the list of fish.
Whale sharks can way up to an estimated 15 tons, and are gentle giants of the sea. Throughout their lives, some species of shark can tend over 30,000 teeth. Unlike humans, sharks seem to have an unlimited supply of teeth that grow back in their mouths. Sharks can swim up to 46 miles per hour, making them equipped for speedy chases with their prey. Finally, sharks can either lay eggs or have live young, depending on the breed.