The great white shark

Would you swim underwater with a great white shark? Watch the video to find out about these amazing creatures!

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Reaching lengths of up to six metres and weighing as much as a car, great whites prey on fish and marine mammals like seals. And these colossal carnivores rule their waters.

But what is it that makes them such perfect predators?

Guadalupe Island, off the coast of Mexico, is the perfect place to swim with them in the open ocean.

I can't deny I'm a little nervous … After all, great whites are one of the most powerful creatures on our planet.

So, I think it's time to head out through the open cage door.

If you're looking for other predators to match the great white, there are plenty of others – here!

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What kinds of amazing animals live in your country? What is special about them? Tell us about them!

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Submitted by AmethystSharkC… on Fri, 09/02/2018 - 13:33

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In Denmark we have buzzards they are carnivore birds they eat mouses, lizards and other smal birds.The special with them is the black stribe under there wings.

Submitted by MasterJellyfish6 on Wed, 31/01/2018 - 14:40

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In denmark we have owls and the owls eat mouses and they are beutiful .

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