Movies like 'Jaws' have taught us that sharks are cold-hearted killing machines with an affinity for human flesh, likely to strike at any moment. In reality, however, this isn't true. Many shark attacks, while deadly, are mistakes. So why do sharks attack humans? And how can you avoid being mistaken for prey next time you're at the beach?
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A shark is most likely to mistake a human on a surfboard for:
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Sharks detect the smell of blood in the water and the electrical impulses of a dying fish through sensors in their:
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The majority of shark attacks:
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Great white sharks:
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Which of the following is true about shark attacks that occur in deep waters?
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Which of the following shark species demonstrates atypical attack behavior?
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How many pounds per square inch can a shark generate with its teeth?
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How do most attack victims die?
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What species of shark is considered the most dangerous?
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