Great White Shark facts: do you even know why they're called that? | Animal Fact Files

On this episode of Animal Fact Files discover some of the most well known sharks by name, but perhaps not the most well known in terms of personality. You can learn more on: Twitter - https://twitter.com/animalfactfiles Facebook - https://facebook.com/animalfactfiles/ Correction: At 2:01 it should note 3 feet = 0.9 meters (not 9!!) We always do what we can to be as accurate as possible, but we're only human; if you catch a mistake please let us know and provide a link for verification! All images, videos and sound effects used herein are 1) public domain, 2) used under a Creative Commons license*, 3) used with the express permission of the copyright holder, or 4) used under the parameters of Fair Use law. Charly Texier - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meKaNEUWwKc Marco Mazzanto - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPbPSnUoYeY Santiago - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8K6C7hiIHg; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Il5PyxWtns Eye See Africa - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm1kiUUxsgc Elias Levy - https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14914314711; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14894417636; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14894376546; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14730793848; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14730762278; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14894402596; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14894407036; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14914281281; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14730828607; https://www.flickr.com/photos/elevy/14917001572 Bernard DUPONT - https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/32787946661; https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/32872319266; https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/32912225905; https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/29723220133 Joachim Huber - https://www.flickr.com/photos/sara_joachim/3218089788 www.travelbag.co.uk - https://www.flickr.com/photos/98585738@N07/10346101216 Terry Goss (Pterantula) - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:White_shark.jpg Olga Ernst - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Great_white_shark_Dyer_Island.jpg; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Great_white_shark_near_Gansbaai,_South_Africa.jpg; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Great_white_shark,_Carcharodon_carcharias.jpg Kevmin - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carcharodon_carcharias_01.jpg Lightscribe2A - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KZNSB_white_shark_jaw_4.7_m_RBDS42_man_in_picture_David_Bernvi_IMG_3802.jpg Chris_huh - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carcharodon_carcharias_distmap.png Kurzon - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Great_white_shark_size_comparison.svg Fallows C, Gallagher AJ, Hammerschlag N - doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060797 Pierre Tellier - https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/736161 Huveneers C, Rogers P, Semmens J, Beckmann C, Kock A, Page B, Goldsworthy S - 10.1371/journal.pone.0062730 KaiLietze - https://freesound.org/people/KaiLietzke/sounds/185063 derjuli - https://freesound.org/people/derjuli/sounds/433016 Research: https://marinebio.org/species/great-white-sharks/carcharodon-carcharias/ https://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Carcharodon_carcharias/ https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/discover-fish/species-profiles/carcharodon-carcharias/ https://books.google.com/books?id=2My8M5tL-KIC https://books.google.com/books?id=UELNBQAAQBAJ https://www.jstor.org/stable/1446052?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents http://www.publish.csiro.au/MF/MF9920013 https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/abs/10.1098/rsbl.2011.0124 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10592-005-9082-9 https://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/f72-179#.XPVBgIhKiM8 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2989/02577618909504556 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00227-006-0380-7 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00227-006-0325-1 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00227-007-0739-4 https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-the-marine-biological-association-of-the-united-kingdom/article/predatory-behaviour-of-white-sharks-carcharodon-carcharias-at-seal-island-south-africa/0B567A5205A431DC464BAF1686065371 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s003600050092 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s002270000489 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/David_Ebert5/publication/313768796_Preliminary_studies_on_the_age_and_growth_of_the_white_shark_Carcharodon_carcharias_using_vertebral_bands/links/5995a0754585153b5070039c/Preliminary-studies-on-the-age-and-growth-of-the-white-shark-Carcharodon-carcharias-using-vertebral-bands.pdf http://www.publish.csiro.au/mf/MF14127 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10641-014-0326-8 https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0084006 https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/shark-attacks/yearly-worldwide-summary/ https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning-odds https://academic.oup.com/icb/article/11/1/137/2083924 *you can find information about all the different types of CC licenses here: https://creativecommons.org/ Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/AnimalFactFiles

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