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The Whale Shark
Table of Contents
Where are Whale sharks found? 4
What does the Whale shark look like? 6
Does the Whale shark have teeth? 8
How did the Whale shark get its name? 10
What does the Whale shark eat? 12
Where and how does it find its prey? 14
Is it prey for another animal? 16
How dangerous is it? 18
How fast does it swim? 20
Can it stay out of water? 22
Fun Facts 24
Where are Whale Sharks found?
Whale Sharks are found in shallow and warm water. They are also found in open ocean space in tropical waters.
What does the Whale Shark look like?
Whale Sharks have spots on the top of its body, it has a very big mouth, its about 60 feet long and it replaces a new tooth when its other one comes out.
How did the Whale Shark get its name?
The Whale Shark got its name because whales are the biggest mammals.
What does the Whale Shark eat?
Whale Sharks eat plankton, krill, squid or even a Basking shark or a Megamouth shark.
Where and how does it find its prey?
The Whale Shark finds its food by swimming with its mouth open to catch its prey. It eats up to one million microscopic fish a day. It is funny that the whale shark is one of the biggest fish in the oceans and eats the smallest fish that are found in the oceans.
Is it prey for another animal?
The Whale Shark is not prey.
How fast does it swim?The Whale Shark swims 20 to 50 miles per hour.
Does the Whale Shark have teeth?
Whale Sharks have about 3,000 teeth and if a tooth falls out a new one grows in.
How dangerous is it?
Whale Sharks dont attack people.
Can it stay out of water?
It cant stay out of water because it lives in deep water and it weighs a lot.
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