Great white sharks are large sharks that roam the oceans. They have been named great whites because they are big, and because they have a white stomach. Their back is grey.
Most sharks, and many other fish, have a stomach that is lighter than their back. That helps them to blend into the ocean. If a predator is looking down on them from above, their darker side blends in with the ocean bottom. If a predator is looking at them from below, their lighter side blends into to lighter shade at the top of the water.
Scientists have begun to study these amazing animals more and more. Here are some fun facts they have found out about the great white shark.
How much do you know about these wonderful marine animals? Can you answer these questions?
What two things make great white sharks float?
How many teeth can a great white have in their lifetime?
How many great whites do humans kill each year?
How do great whites warm themselves?
How long is a great white's brain?
Find out more about great white sharks and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
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