Tag Archives: Wild Sharks

Update: sixgill shark research at the Seattle Aquarium

As a complement to our Wild Sharks activities, biologists at the Seattle Aquarium recently conducted the latest installment of sixgill shark research in the waters just off the end of the Aquarium’s pier. The Aquarium has been conducting research on more »

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Wild Sharks at the Aquarium: prehistoric sharks and more

Did you know sharks lived in Earth’s ocean before dinosaurs roamed its land? It’s true! Shark relatives were around a whopping 400 million years ago—and some of them looked so strange that it’s hard to believe that they’re related to more »

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Get ready for Wild Sharks at the Aquarium with our quiz

Are you afraid of sharks? If you’ve seen how they’ve been portrayed in movies over the years, or heard stories in the news about humans being attacked by sharks, perhaps you are. Sharks have fearsome reputations—but are they based in more »

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Shark Fun Facts

Sharks kill an average of four humans per year. Humans kill well over 100 million sharks each year. Sharks never run out of teeth. They have new ones on a “conveyor belt,” at the ready to move up and replace more »

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