These large predatory marine fish reside inalmost every ocean.Did you know great whitesharks can detect a single drop of blood in25 gallons of water(100 liters).They can evenDetect tiny traces of blood up to three miles(5 kilometers) away.Their size is relativeTo a school bus.These majestic predatoryAnimals are somewhat threatened by whalesand us humans for food and medicine.ItsAverage weight is 5000 lbs.
Its average lengthIs 15 ft (4.6m)to 20 ft (6m).They haveslate gray bodies to blend withthe rockyCoastal sea floor.These arehighly adaptedpredators with several rows oftriangularteeth and a extremelyspectacular sense ofsmell to detect their prey inexceedinglydeep sea waters.They havestreamlined bodieswith very strong tails that canjet themthrough water with speeds asfast as 15 milesPer hour(24 kilometers).
These sharks have as many as three-hundred teeth in theSeveral rows of teeth.Thesepredators even have organsthat sense the electro-magneticfields made by animals/fish. These giant carnivores preyincludes sea lions,seals,sea turtlesand last but not least thewhales.Their scientific name is theCarcharodon Carcharias.
The great white sharks new habitatWould be Antartica.This would be aGood because there are plenty offish and penguins.
My adapted animal’s name is the Great Ice Barrage.This will be its name because of its way ofhiding.
The adaptations it will go through are:Fur, it will need this because of the freezingtemperatures of the water of Antartica.A change of color to hide from their predatorsand camoflage to catch their prey.
Some more adaptations it will need are:Lungs,to come ashore and hunt for prey.Blubber, to keep warm while in snowstorms andBelow freezing temperatures.
The Last 5th and 6th adaptations are:More fins to keep up with penguins speeding away fromTo actually be a match for a penguin”s speed andagility in water. and last but not least a bigger dorsal fin toHave more speed to get away from predators like“killer” orca whales.
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