Biggest Great White Shark Ever Recorded
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to come face to face with the largest great white shark ever recorded?
They are apex predators, which means they are at the top of the food chain and have few natural predators of their own.
The biggest great white shark ever recorded was spotted in November 2013 by a team of researchers and conservationists who were studying shark populations in the area.
When and Where
To determine the size of the shark, the research team used a combination of underwater footage and photographs, as well as measurements taken from the baited hooks.
How It Was Measured
So, what makes this shark so massive?
According to scientists, it’s likely a combination of genetics, age, and diet.
The shark is estimated to be around 50 years old, which is relatively old for a great white shark.
Despite its size, however, the shark is also surprisingly graceful in the water, moving with a fluid, an almost hypnotic motion that is both beautiful and awe-inspiring.
Great white sharks use a variety of hunting techniques to catch their prey. One of their most famous tactics is breaching, where they launch themselves out of the water to catch their prey by surprise.
On the hunt
They also use their incredible sense of smell to locate their prey from great distances, and they can detect a single drop of blood in an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
The migratory patterns of great white sharks are impressive. These highly mobile creatures are capable of journeying thousands of miles in search of food and breeding grounds.
The biggest great white shark on record was an enormous female shark named “
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