Tiger Shark Trivia
– The tiger shark is considered one of the most dangerous sharks.
– Although shark attacks in general are rare and the tiger shark won’t actively seek out people, the tiger shark is second only to the great white shark in the number of reported attacks on humans.
– Adult tiger sharks average 8 to 14 ft long and weigh 850 to 1400 lbs.
– Tiger sharks swim at an average of 2.4 mph and are known for being sluggish, but they can exhibit short bursts of speed.
– Scientific name: Galeocerdo Cuvier