A shark attack on a human is a rare occurrence.There are about 60 shark attacks reported worldwide yearly, although death is quite unusual. Sharks are a type of fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body. The earliest known sharks date from more than 420 million years ago. Since that time, sharks have diversified into 440 species, ranging in size from the small dwarf lantern shark to the whale shark. Sharks are found in all seas and they generally do not live in freshwater, with a few exceptions such as the bull shark and the river shark which can live both in seawater and freshwater. Sharks have several sets of replaceable teeth. We have found a few shark apps that you might find interesting.
Learn Sharks! by Lucidifi is a free application available for download through the iTunes App Store. This is a fun educational app for children and adults. Find out about the fierce Great White Shark, and the friendly Whale Shark. Giving you valuable information about each shark, this app will proceed to test your knowledge with a quiz feature. Find out specific statistics such as weight, length, speed, diet and dangerous sharks. Users get the audio pronunciation of the shark and amazing facts.
Sharks Study Guide by Brighthouse Labs is the ideal app when studying for a test. If you just want to learn more about sharks this application has all you need to know. Search the index to find a specific topic with the built in search feature. Available for £2.99 at the App Store this app allows you to bookmark specific articles for later.
1000+ Sharks Handbook by Scott W. Hotaling contains information on over a thousand different sharks. Download this for £1.49/$1.99 at the App Store and view amazing images with detail. Sharks Trivia Quiz by Quizicals is £0.69/$0.99 and available at the App Store. Containing 134 multiple choice questions, 50 bonus general knowledge questions and 10 different game modes you can test your knowledge in both single and multiplayer modes.
Find out about sharks using apps compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. You might need to know what type of shark lives where, when you are out in the ocean. Their extraordinary skills as predators fascinate and frighten humans, even as their survival is under serious threat from fishing and other human activities.