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1 Tiger Sharks By Reade Plunkett

2 Introduction Tiger sharks species is a fish.
Tiger shark is 14 feet long. Tiger sharks have stripes like a Tiger but they fade over years. Tiger shark can weigh up to 3 tons. Tiger sharks can live to about 25 years. People like to kill tiger sharks for their fins, meat but also some people don’t mean to kill them.

3 Habitat Tiger sharks spend day in deep waters and night in shallow waters so they can hunt. Tiger sharks have to adapt to living in wide open space. Tiger sharks live in an interesting landform they live in the Coral Reef. Tiger sharks are carnivore because it mostly eats meat. Tiger shark also eats garbage, Tiger sharks will eat anything it finds.

4 Behavior Tiger Sharks are very active at night because that is when they hunt for food to eat. Tiger sharks also usually are not to active at day time because they do not have any food to catch and they might be taking a break. Tiger sharks also kill people a lot but they don’t mean to. They make the second most kills on people.

5 Babies Female Tiger sharks can give birth to 10 and 80 pups at one time. A pup is a baby shark that was just born. Tiger sharks lay eggs and watches them so no predators eat them. After the mother watches her pups hatch they are off to live a happy life. Pups do not stick around with their mother after they are born they live by them selves.

6 Physical Adaptations Tiger sharks have fins that help them swim so they can escape from predators, they also have them to catch prey. Tiger sharks have thousands of teeth so they can catch prey and eat things because when Tiger sharks chew they can easily lose their teeth. Tiger sharks are grayish but if you look very closely then you can see they have stripes like a Tiger, this help them to survive because it helps them blend in.

7 Behavioral Adaptations
Tiger sharks body is shaped a certain way so it can make sharp turns to catch prey and to not let prey get away. Tiger sharks hunt at night so they will blend in with the dark water and the sand. They have to hunt at night to catch their prey. So they blend.

8 Physiological Adaptations
Tiger sharks have 5 to 7 gills so they can breath. Tiger sharks have multiple rows of teeth and when they lose their teeth and then they grow new ones. Tiger sharks do not have lungs to breath in air like a sea turtle they have gills to help breath in air like a fish.

9 Fun Facts Tiger sharks are the second most deadly sharks in the world.
Tiger sharks eat sea turtles so they have heart shaped teeth to crack the turtle shells. Some times Tiger sharks can swim to 50 miles or more a day. Tiger sharks are also the waste basket of the seas because they eat trash. Tiger sharks are called leopard sharks too.

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