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Shark Awareness Day

Here are some fun shark facts.

  1. Sharks do not have bones.
  2. Most sharks have good eyesight.
  3. Sharks have special electroreceptor organs.
  4. Sharkskin feels similar to sandpaper.
  5. Sharks can go into a trance.
  6. Sharks have been around the ocean for about 455 million years.
  7. Scientists age sharks by counting the rings on their vertebrae.
  8. Blue sharks really are blue.
  9. Whale sharks have unique spot patterns like a fingerprint.
  10. Some sharks have a spiracle that allows them to pull water into the respiratory system while at rest. Most sharks have to keep swimming to pump water over their gills.
  11. Shark teeth vary and are not the same.
  12. Different shark species reproduce in different ways.

Learn more about sharks HERE.


Do you have any shark stories to tell?

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Date

Jul 14 2022

Time

All Day

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