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Great White Shark

The great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, is a large shark found in coastal surface waters in all major oceans. Largest individualshave exceeded 6 metres (20 ft) in length, and 2,268 kilograms (5,000 lb) in weight.

Life span:
It is unknown of how long a Great White lives. It has been said that it can live up to 100 years old, but nothing has been proven yet.

Great Whites can average around 12-16 feet long. However the biggest a Great White Shark has ever been was recorded as 23 feet long. Females tend to be the bigger shark, as with most sharks and the pups they give birth to can be 5 feet just at birth.

Shark Attacks:
Most great white attacks are not fatal. Great whites account for about 1/2 to 1/3 of all 100 annual reported shark attacks. Of these 30-50 great white attacks, only 10-15 people die.

Great white sharks are found near shore along most of the temperate (not very hot and not very cold) coastlines around the world.