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- Sharks have been roaming the Earth for 400 million years. They predate the dinosaurs by 200 million years!
- Of the 465 species of shark, 74 are listed as threatened and 11 are critically endangered.
- The smallest shark species, the dwarf lanternshark. measures up to only 7-8 inches in length, the largest (whale shark) can grow to be up to a whopping 50 feet in length!
- It is estimated that the largest known species of shark, the extinct megalodon, reached a maximum length of 67 feet!
- Across the globe, sharks are only responsible for about 5-15 fatalities every year.
- The skeleton of a shark is made entirely of cartilage.