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Today there are more than _____ known species of sharks.
On each eye, a shark has _____ eyelid(s).
On a shark, "lateral line organs" are
lines of small holes on the body that are sensitive to movement.
flat bones in the mouth that make organ-like music.
lines like tattoos that appear around the gills.
When feeding in groups, sharks sometimes go crazy, biting each other and themselves. This is called
a fighting fit.
a feeding frenzy.
The closest relatives of sharks are
whales and dolphins.
skates and rays.
the Hatfields and the McCoys.
Most baby sharks
hatch from eggs.
are born alive.
are brought by the stork.
Before sandpaper was invented, what did some people use to smooth and polish wood?
Probably half of all sharks
are less than 3 feet long.
eat plants instead of meat.
are actually toothless.
How many bones are in a shark's body?
The smallest shark known to science
is about as big as you are.
would fit in your hand.
is the size of a poodle dog.
Which of these animals kills the most people every year?
The largest of all sharks is called
the whale shark.
the krill shark.
the great white.
Some kinds of sharks can smell one part of blood in _______ parts of water.
Sharks lose teeth all the time. Sometimes it only takes ______ for a new one to grow in.
There was once a prehistoric shark so big it could swallow
a small car.
a small house.
Which of theses items has NEVER been found in the belly of a shark?
A suit of armor
The biggest organ in a shark's body is its
Great white shark pups are about the size of ______ when they are born.
a loaf of bread
a 10-year-old child
If you are ever attacked by a shark, you should
try to reason with it.
hit it in the nose and stick your fingers in its eyes.
try to climb on its back where its teeth can't reach you.
Sharks and their close relatives are
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