How Well Do You Know Sharks?
They’re ancient, fascinating, and quirky! They’re dangerously beautiful and beautifully dangerous! Sure, they could bite our legs off, but that rarely happens and we’d still LOVE them anyway! They’re sharks! We devote a whole week to them and now there’s a whole quiz devoted to them too! So how well do you know sharks? Dive in and find out!
Lend us your ear, sharks are unusual fish because their skeletons are made of this tough, but flexible tissue:
McDonald’s be damned, sharks don’t have “McThese!” Not even for a limited time.
- Nervous systems
Living up to its name, this shark is the largest known living fish species:
- The Moby Shark
- The Whale Shark
- The Great Shark
- The Big Ass Shark
Ol’ Ben Franklin would be proud! In addition to smell and sight, sharks use this to sense prey and possibly to navigate:
- A kite
- Electro-magnetic sensitivity
Ew! Because they are attracted by the scent of certain chemicals, sharks often hang out near what?
- Katy Perry
- Underwater volcanoes
- Sewage discharge
- Oil spills
Good thing they never drink alcohol since sharks rely on this for buoyancy:
- Their liver
- Their lungs
- Their kidneys
- Their brains
While they might not melt your heart with their sad eyes, baby sharks are called this:
It’s not exactly a hot topic, but unlike most shark species, Great Whites can do this:
- Swallow without chewing
- Regulate their body temperature
- Replace lost teeth
- Shoot freakin’ laser beams
Since sharks need to keep water flowing over their gills to breathe, some sharks may have developed the ability to do this:
- Hoard air like a cat lady hoards cats
- Swim while asleep
- Hold their breath
Ouch! Sharks really bite off more than they can chew because…
- Their jaw is disconnected from their head
- Their eyesight is so poor
- Their large snouts affect their angle of attack
- Who’s going to stop them? You?