Incredible Amphibians (Raintree Freestyle Express:

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Great white sharks have a number of adaptations (behaviors and anatomical features) that make them such efficient killers: For sensing - specialized sensory organs called ampullae of Lorenzini located in the shark's snout, which can detect electrical currents of as little as .005 millivolts that are generated by every living creature in the water For stalking - the coloring of the great white makes for excellent camouflage in the ocean - dark above, and light below makes it difficult to be detected while swimming on the bottom (great whites strike from below) For striking - a large, powerful body and specially designed tail that provides for enormous bursts of energy for striking with such tremendous strength that the first bite is frequently a death blow Several rows of razor sharp teeth that are continually replaced to ensure an entire jaw of efficient, lacerating implements Scientists who study the Great White Shark have found that when attacking their prey, the strategy of the great white is usually to strike from below in one powerful blow (some human shark attack victims have likened the experience to being hit by a car), inflicting a lethal bite to head or trunk of its victim.

Pages: 56

Publisher: Raintree Publishers (September 29, 2005)

ISBN: 1844434737

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