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Meet four great white sharks who visit Guadalupe island every year. The scars on their bodies make the four sharks easy to tell apart.

Sharks have a very strong sense of smell. Their nose is covered in sensory cells. Great whites can detect the smallest bits of blood in the water. In fact, it can smell a single drop of blood in an Olympic sized pool! Unlike most sharks, great whites have good eyesight too.

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Making Connections


Imagine you are on a boat in the ocean. Would you like to see a great white shark swim by your boat? Why or why not?


Have you ever read any stories about a shark? Was it a great white shark or a different kind of shark?


Great white sharks have sharp teeth. Can you think of another animal that has sharp teeth?

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