One of the most misunderstood animals on the planet is certainly the shark. There are many myths regarding these stunning, regal fish (yes, they are fish!) whether it's due to their Hollywood portrayal or the fact that they dwell underwater.
Are sharks really just ominous, terrifying creatures of the deep? Well, no. Sharks have a bad reputation as being the top predators in the water, but there is much more to these ferocious fish.
Common Myths Debunked
Sharks are ferocious, blood-thirsty man-eaters that wait for any opportunity to strike. This is simply not true. Sharks don't go after people. Most "attacks" on people are either innocent mistakes made because of low water visibility or inquisitive bites. This is the reason there are so many more bites than fatalities.
Sharks are not preyed upon? Sharks are