They are the most notorious species of shark, boasting 3,000 jagged teeth and a bite that kills. Yet some scientists say our fear of great white sharks is irrational, the product of a bad reputation they believe is inaccurate. Where do great whites live? What do they eat? And is our fear of them really overboard?
Question 1 of 10
As of May 2008, how many unprovoked great white attacks have been officially recorded?
Question 2 of 10
Humans aren't a very good meal for great whites because:
Question 3 of 10
What is a great white shark's main prey?
Question 4 of 10
How many tons of food a year does a great white shark consume on average?
Question 5 of 10
The most common way for a great white to approach its prey is:
Question 6 of 10
In Latin, a great white's scientific name means:
Question 7 of 10
How much does an average great white weigh?
Question 8 of 10
Why won't you find a great white at an aquarium?
Question 9 of 10
How many shark pups are in a typical litter?
Question 10 of 10