White Shark Became Internet Star

25.08.2015

Video featuring female great white shark, which scientists managed to shoot not far from the Mexican the island of Guadeloupe, hit the Web. This is due to the impressive size of the fish.

The length of the individual is 6 meters, and besides, it looks pretty well-fed. Despite the fact that females of this species of shark are usually larger than males, they seldom reach that size. According to experts, genetics and environmental influenced it. For example, warmer water and abundance of food. Most likely, the giant shark is no longer young - in fact these creatures continue to grow throughout their life, and they live at least 73 years. Researchers believe that the heroine of the video is 50, in addition, it is suspected that at the time of the shooting she was pregnant.