Incredible facts about sharks, predators of the ocean
Did you know that more than 2,400 great white sharks live off California? Or that bigger species will often devour smaller sharks? Here are a few more facts and a number of eye-popping images.
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Facts about shark attacks
Though being attacked by a shark like this great white is extremely unlikely, the number of unprovoked shark attacks worldwide has grown at a steady pace since 1900. According to the Florida Museum of Natural History, there were 39 reported shark attacks in California from 2001 to 2013.