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8 Big Shark Facts!

Here's what you need to know about nature's most fearsome predator!

Sharks have a fearsome reputation as being the most dangerous animal in the ocean!

So, in our never-ending quest for knowledge, we put on our wetsuits, hired a boat and set sail in search of 8 awesome shark facts!

Alright, we may be stretching the truth a little – we stayed on dry land because it's much safer and left it to the expert camera operators who came face to face with these friendly folks...

SHARK FACT 8!

This is Deep Blue, the biggest known Great White shark – he’s 50 and 7 metres long

That’s as long as 233.3 Mini Cheddars!

Deep Blue is the biggest known Great White shark
Image by Mauricio Hoyos Padilla | Facebook

SHARK FACT 7!

There are over 40 types of sharks in the water around the UK

Like this giant-mouth basking shark – he looks like a demon!

There are over 40 types of sharks in the water around the UK
Image by padaxes | YouTube

SHARK FACT 6!

Bull sharks are so scary

They are only scared of other sharks!

Bull sharks are only afraid of other sharks
Image by BlacktipH | YouTube

SHARK FACT 5!

Hammerhead sharks have eyes on either side of their face so they can’t see in front of them

Hammerhead sharks have eyes on either side of their face so they can’t see in front of them
Image by allfiveoceans | Twitter

SHARK FACT 4!

Great White sharks are white on bottom and blue on the top

This means they blend in with the sky from below and the sea from above!

Great White sharks are white on bottom and blue on the top as a means of camouflage
Image by Barry Walsh | YouTube

SHARK FACT 3!

Thresher sharks use their tail to wallop prey and stun them!

Thresher sharks use their tail to wallop prey and stun them!
Image by Animal Wire | YouTube

SHARK FACT 2!

Tiger sharks have very strong stomachs

They can eat everything from spikes and bits of boats!

Tiger sharks have very strong stomachs
Image by Discovery | YouTube

SHARK FACT 1!

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the world!

They aren’t dangerous but are MEGA MASSIVE and SCARY!

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the world!
Image by GoPro | YouTube

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