5 Facts About Basking Sharks

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If you have ever wanted to visit Cornwall you already have one very good reason to do so, Basking Sharks! Find out more about them here...

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5 Facts About Basking Sharks

  1. 1. Friday, 9 November 12
  2. 2. 5 Facts About Basking Sharks basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about themFriday, 9 November 12
  3. 3. 5 Size basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them The basking shark is the second largest fish, the only fish bigger is the whale shark. The largest basking shark found was recorded at 13.72 Meters long, which is longer than a bus.Friday, 9 November 12
  4. 4. 4 Diet basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them Basking sharks eat shrimps for dinner every meal of their lives.Friday, 9 November 12
  5. 5. 3 New Born basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them A newborn shark basking shark is 1.5-2 m long, thats bigger than a grown-up seal!Friday, 9 November 12
  6. 6. 2 Organs basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them Basking Sharks also have huge livers that account for up to 25% of their body weight and provides the shark with near neutral buoyancy.Friday, 9 November 12
  7. 7. 1 Dangerous? basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them Basking sharks are harmless to humans however they are animals which need to be treated with respect when they do visit off the coast of Cornwall.Friday, 9 November 12
  8. 8. Thanks For Viewing if you ever want to visit cornwall we recommend pentewan sands: www.pentewansands.comFriday, 9 November 12

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