What are 3 interesting facts about bull sharks?
- Bull Sharks ‘Out-Bite’ Great Whites.
- They Can Thrive in Freshwater or Saltwater.
- They Can Swim Surprisingly Far Upriver.
- They Give Birth to Live Young.
- They Have More Than a Dozen Common Names.
- They May Have Been the Inspiration for ‘Jaws’
- They Are Much Less Dangerous to Us Than We Are to Them.
What is special about the bull shark? But bull sharks have developed special adaptations—the way their kidneys function and special glands near their tails—that help them keep salt in their bodies even when they’re in freshwater. Scientists are still studying these sharks to figure out why they developed this unusual ability.
What are 5 interesting facts about sharks?
- Sharks do not have bones.
- Most sharks have good eyesight.
- Sharks have special electroreceptor organs.
- Shark skin feels similar to sandpaper.
- Sharks can go into a trance.
- Sharks have been around a very long time.
- Scientists age sharks by counting the rings on their vertebrae.
Why is a bull shark called a bull shark? Bull sharks are named for their blunt snout, aggressive nature and tendency to head-butt their prey before attacking.