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Why Are Sharks Attracted to Blood?

sharks love hot dogs. didn’t you know? 

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Why Are Sharks Attracted to Blood?

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53. Sharks can generate up to 40,000 pounds per square inch of pressure in a single bite. That’s easily enough to chomp a meaty limb right off. (Find out how shark attacks work.)


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52. The dangerous act of swimming in cold water can actually boost the odds of survival for a shark attack victim. The cold water causes your body temperature to drop. You’ll be at risk for hypothermia, but your blood loss will slow down, buying you some time for rescue. (Watch video about shark attack survivors.)


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54. Be glad you’re not a shark, moms! The gestation period for a pregnant female shark can range anywhere from five months to two years. (More about shark pups.)


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55. Galeophobia is the excessive fear of sharks. It comes from the Greek word “galeos,” which was a particular type of shark. (Are dogs a shark’s favorite meal?)


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56. Sharks’ skeletons are made entirely of cartilage, an elastic tissue that is much softer than bones. When a shark dies, salt from the ocean water completely dissolves its skeleton, leaving only the shark’s teeth behind. (Learn more about shark teeth.)


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60. Humans are the shark’s biggest predator, but killer whales, crocodiles and seals have been known to eat sharks as well. Large sharks will even go after smaller, younger sharks that might make easy prey. (Learn more about shark diets.)


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63. Shark attacks occur around California because U.S. government protection of sea mammals, like seals, sea lions and sea otters, has increased their populations off the West Coast. There’s more food for sharks there, and humans just get in the way. (Why do sharks attack?)


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64. You may think of sharks as ravenous, man-eating terrors of the sea, but in reality, only 20 of the more than 350 species of shark — a small minority — are known to attack humans. (Find out how sharks work.)


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62. While many of us have learned to fear sharks, they’re the ones who should fear us. People are sharks’ biggest predator. In fact, humans kill more than 73 million sharks annually. (Find out aboutshark finning.)