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On average, great white sharks grow to be 15 feet long. Females typically reach a length of about 16 feet, while males reach a length of 11 to 13 feet.

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Great white sharks reproduce via internal fertilization, and fertilized eggs are retained in the body until a short while after hatching in a 12-month gestation, after which the young are born live. Prior to birth, the young may eat unfertilized eggs and smaller unborn sharks in the womb. Newborn gr

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A 2013 study, detailed by Discovery, explains that great whites have a faster metabolism than previously thought and probably feed every few days. The study indicated that the amount of energy required by a great white was equivalent to eating a seal pup every three days.

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Great white sharks are carnivores, meaning that they only eat meat. Food items on a mature great white shark's menu include sea lions, smaller whales, seals, sea turtles and otters, whereas younger sharks hunt smaller fish and rays. Great white sharks also eat carrion and even other sharks.

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The great white shark's habitat is the ocean, particularly the coastal and cool water areas, reports National Geographic. The great white shark is on the endangered species list despite its prowess in the ocean, because fisherman have accidentally caught several in gill nets and overfishing has made

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The great white shark has approximately 50 full teeth in its jaw, according to the Fox Shark Research Foundation. It has from 24 to 26 teeth in the upper jaw and 22 to 24 in the lower jaw.

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The Canadian Shark Research Center reports that the largest accurately measured great white shark on record was a 20.3-foot-long female caught off Prince Edward Island in 1983. A great white shark said to have measured 21 feet was caught off Cuba in 1945, but this measurement has been disputed.

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The scientific name for the great white shark is Carcharodon carcharias. The great white has been given other names over the years, according to the Florida Museum of Natural History, including Carcharias lamnia, Carcharias verus, Carcharodon smithii, Carcharodon rondeletii, Carcharias atwoodi, Carc

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Forms of life cannot survive if they do not reproduce. Different species have different means of reproducing, and different means of reproduction have different advantages and disadvantages. Asexual reproduction is the most common type.

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Several agencies have put great white sharks on vulnerable or endangered species lists so they have extra protection from trade and commercial and recreational fishing. The World Wildlife Fund tags and tracks them by satellite. In addition, the Australian government instituted a White Shark Recovery