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                            5   Basking Shark Facts
                                basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them




Wednesday, 21 November 12
            5               Size
                            basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them




                                    The basking shark is the second largest fish, the only fish bigger is the whale shark.
                               The largest basking shark found was recorded at 13.72 Meters long, which is longer than a bus.




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            4               Diet
                            basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them




                                                Basking sharks eat shrimps for dinner every meal of their lives.




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            3               New Born
                            basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them




                                     A newborn shark basking shark is 1.5-2 m long, that's bigger than a grown-up seal!




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            2               Organs
                            basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them




                                    Basking Sharks also have huge livers that account for up to 25% of their body weight
                                                   and provides the shark with near neutral buoyancy.




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             1          Dangerous?
                            basking sharks are now regular visitors off the coast of cornwall, why not find out a bit about them




                              Basking sharks are harmless to humans however they are animals which need to be treated with
                                                   respect when they do visit off the coast of Cornwall.




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Description: Here are 5 interesting facts about these regular visitors to Cornwall's coasts. We hope you enjoy our slides.