- The Discovery Channel has dedicated this week to sharks. The kids, Cari & I always enjoy seeing all the great footage & stories on this channel. This blog has some interesting facts and a few videos I wanted to share about sharks.
- Some species of shark can have a total of up to 30,000 teeth in their lifetime.
- Dried shark skin has had many uses over the years including sandpaper and in Germany and Japan for non-slip grips for swords.
- More men are attacked by sharks than women. It is a mystery why.
- Over 9 out of 10 people attacked by a shark will survive.
- More people are killed by bee stings than by a shark attack.
- Great White sharks grow about 10 inches per year. When fully grown great white sharks can be as long as 12 to 14 feet.
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