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 longThat’s as long as 233.3 Mini Cheddars!
SHARK FACT 7!
There are over 40 types of sharks in the water around the UKLike this giant-mouth basking shark – he looks like a demon!
SHARK FACT 6!
Bull sharks are so scaryThey are only scared of other sharks!
SHARK FACT 5!
Hammerhead sharks have eyes on either side of their face so they can’t see in front of them
SHARK FACT 4!
Great White sharks are white on bottom and blue on the topThis means they blend in with the sky from below and the sea from above!
SHARK FACT 3!
Thresher sharks use their tail to wallop prey and stun them!
SHARK FACT 2!
Tiger sharks have very strong stomachsThey can eat everything from spikes and bits of boats!
SHARK FACT 1!
Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the world!They aren’t dangerous but are MEGA MASSIVE and SCARY!