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Do Sharks Drown? What Would Make a Shark Drown?

Drowning is a common water or marine accident. It basically involves the suffocation caused when water or other liquid fills the lungs. Do sharks drown? The right answer to this is yes. Sharks can drown due to different natural and man-made circumstances. Just like every living thing, sharks need oxygen to breathe. When there is a shortage of oxygen in …

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Do Sharks Feel Pain?

The truth is that several observed and scientific evidence shows that sharks do NOT feel pain. This may come as a surprise. However, …

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Do Sharks Nurse Their Young?

Growing up and being nursed by a mother makes one think every animal would have that instinct to nurse their young. Some other times, we think it is the right thing to do by every mother – to nurse their young. What of mother sharks? Answering the question “do sharks nurse their young?” No, sharks do not nurse their young. …

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Do Sharks Blink/Close Their Eyes?

If you’re a fish owner and you’re observant, you would notice that your fish don’t close their eyes. Fish do not have eyelids; hence, they don’t blink. Now considering that sharks are fish, you may ask “Do sharks blink or close their eyes?” or, are they like other fish? Sharks can actually blink, unlike other fish. They can do this …

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Will Sharks Drown If They Stop Swimming?

Will sharks drown if they stop swimming? This is one of the most common questions about sharks today. Most people believe that sharks need to keep swimming to stay alive and several pieces of literature on sharks support this. However, how true is this belief? Will a shark drown if it stops swimming? Let me put it this way, not …

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Are Sharks Attracted to Period Blood?

In this article, we will take a look at whether sharks are attracted to period blood. Additionally, we will look at whether a shark will eat you if they smell period blood. Are sharks attracted to period blood? surprisingly, sharks are not attracted to period blood. Any bodily fluid can be detected by a shark. However, menstrual blood is unlikely …

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Which Shark Attack Humans the Most?

We are set to think that sharks are villains attacking humans without remorse. This is usually as a result of what we’ve read or seen in movies about sharks. And, knowing there are several shark species, we think, which sharks attack humans the most? Do all sharks attack humans? and why would a shark even attack humans at all? So, …

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How Many Babies Do Sharks Have?

Sharks reproduce to maintain their species. And, considering the population of sharks, you may start to wonder “How many babies do sharks have?” At least, for each reproduction cycle and delivery, how many young ones come forth? **Sharks can have young ones ranging from 1 – 100 pups. The truth is that the number of offspring expected of a shark …

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How Do Sharks Die?

Sharks have been in existence for 450 million years. This is to say, they tend to survive pretty much everything mother nature throws at them. These sea predators, however, look to face a bigger problem which may seem to be an increase in mortality rate. How do sharks die? Research indicates that over 100 million sharks are dying each year. …