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Sand Tiger Shark

The largest species of shark we have here at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's is the Sand Tiger Shark - also know as the Grey Nurse Shark. These amazing animals can be found in the sub-tropical and temperate waters worldwide including Japan, North America, Australia, and South Africa.

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Highly endangered in the wild, this magnificent shark was once hunted ruthlessly under the false impression that it was a potential man-eater because of its large size and mouthful of protruding, snarly-looking teeth. On close examination, however, these teeth are perfectly adapted for holding onto slippery fish, its main prey.

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There are no confirmed human fatalities and this species is a top choice for aquariums worldwide due to their rather placid nature.

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