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Tiger sharks

  1. 1. Tiger Sharks Hunters of the Deep
  2. 2. Menu <ul><li>What’s the Look? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s on the Menu? </li></ul><ul><li>Where’s Home? </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul>
  3. 3. What’s the Look? <ul><ul><li>Stripes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Young tiger sharks have dark blue stripes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The stripes fade to gray as they age </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Received their name from their stripes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Caudal fin is sickle shaped </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Large first dorsal fin </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Tiger Shark Anatomy
  5. 5. What’s the Look? <ul><ul><li>Teeth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Heart shaped serrated teeth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Same on top and bottom </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Perfect for their omnivorous diet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ideal for splitting turtle shells </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Up to 26 feet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Average size 13 to 20 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Pop Quiz! <ul><li>What makes the tiger shark identifiable when they are juveniles? </li></ul><ul><li>Stripes </li></ul><ul><li>Which fin is the caudal fin? </li></ul><ul><li>The tail fin </li></ul><ul><li>What is the average size of the tiger shark? </li></ul><ul><li>13 to 20 ft </li></ul>Answers
  7. 7. What’s on the Menu? <ul><li>Favorite Foods </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sea Turtles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Birds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reptiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crustaceans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine Mammals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Even other tiger sharks </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What’s on the Menu? <ul><li>“ Garbage cans of the sea” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Known to eat anything found in the ocean </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will often eat garbage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One tiger shark was caught with an entire suit of armor in its stomach </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Pop Quiz! <ul><li>What is one of the tiger sharks favorite foods? </li></ul><ul><li>Sea turtles </li></ul><ul><li>Will tiger sharks eat other sharks? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, even other tiger sharks </li></ul><ul><li>What is the tiger sharks common nickname? </li></ul><ul><li>The Garbage can of the sea </li></ul>Answers
  10. 10. Where’s Home? <ul><li>Tropical and subtropical waters </li></ul><ul><li>From surface to depths of 460ft </li></ul>
  11. 11. Where’s Home? <ul><li>Near coasts at night </li></ul><ul><li>Open sea during the day </li></ul><ul><li>Often found in lagoons and harbors with turbid (muddy) water </li></ul>
  12. 12. Pop Quiz! <ul><li>Are tiger sharks found in tropical waters or temperate (mild) waters? </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical waters </li></ul><ul><li>How deep can tiger sharks live? </li></ul><ul><li>460 ft </li></ul><ul><li>What does turbid mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Muddy, dirty, or cloudy </li></ul>Answers
  13. 13. Conclusion <ul><li>The first challenge I faced was picking a creative background. I looked online at Microsoft Office online and found free backgrounds to download. </li></ul><ul><li>The second aha moment I had was the hyperlinks. I had done them before, but I could not figure out how to hyperlink to a certain slide, then I realized that I needed to change the setting to look within this document. </li></ul><ul><li>The third challenge I had was learning the animations. I was kind of scared because I had never used them before. My sister, Laurel, showed me how. I was pleasantly surprised that they were so easy! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Bibliography <ul><li>National Geographic. (2010). Tiger sharks. Retrieved from http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/fish/tiger-shark.html </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Planet. (2011). Top 10 animal gluttons. Retrieved from http://animal.discovery.com/tv/a-list/creature-countdowns/gluttons/gluttons.html </li></ul><ul><li>Marinebio.org. (2011). Tiger sharks, galeocerdo cuvier. Retrieved from http://marinebio.org/species.asp?id=37 </li></ul>