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Bull Shark

(Carcharhinus leucas)

Resides in shallow water and one of only sharks that are able to survive in fresh water for long periods.

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Great White Shark

(Carcharodon carcharias)

Born with a dozen siblings and immediately swims from its mother and is on its own from the start.

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Hammerhead Shark

(Sphyrna zygaena)

Misunderstood monster evolutionary species, characteristics include live birth, large brains and high degree of learning ability.

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Nurse Shark

(Ginglymostoma cirratum)

Although they appear sluggish, they can slurp up bottom dwellings or benthic in their bellow-like mouths with amazing speed.

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Tiger Shark

(Galeocerdo cuvier)

It hunts alone and gets it name from the dark strips across its back which fades as the shark gets older.

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Whale Shark

(Rhincodon typus)

It reaches sexual maturity at 30 years, gives live birth (oviparous) and lives to 100-150 years.