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Tiger shark

The tiger shark is one of the largest sharks. Out of all the proven man-eaters, tiger sharks eat the most humans. The pups are sometimes kept as pets, until mature. Tiger sharks are common in the mid-Pacific region. The Tiger Shark hunts alone and gets its name from the dark stripes across its back, which fade as the shark grows older. It is a deadly predator who will eat anything it can catch and get down its throat. It has an extraordinary sense of smell, and almost two-thirds of its brain is dedicated to processing information about scents. The tiger shark is one of the most feared sharks in the world because it is known to be a man-eater. It has a very large mouth, with powerful jaws. Its teeth are flat, triangular, notched and serrated and can slice right through many things. It really doesn't care what it eats, and all kinds of things have been found in its stomach, including metal objects like car license plates. When a tiger shark loses one of its teeth, it will grow another one to replace the lost or broken tooth. Its head is kind of wedge shaped which makes it really easy for the shark to turn quickly to one side. It can weigh up to 2,200 pounds, on average, and is usually 10 to 16 feet long, but can grow up to 23 feet long. It has a long upper tail lobe that helps to provide its sudden bursts of speed.