Strange Animal Facts #5

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Stuff  You Never Knew About The Shark

  • When a female shark gives birth she releases hormones that stop her having an appetite this way she won’t be tempted to eat her pups.
  • Recent studies have shown that many species of shark have powerful problem-solving skills.
  • Sharks don’t ever run out of teeth. A shark can grow and use as many as 30,000 teeth a lifetime.
  • An average shark will live about 25 years but some may live to be 100.
  • In the right circumstances a female shark can become pregnant on her own without the help of a male.
  • Strange things have been found in the stomachs of sharks. These include car number plates, tires and a gasoline tank.