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Great white sharks are capable of high speeds but prefer to mosey

Terra Daily Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Great white sharks are capable of high speeds but prefer to moseyWashington (UPI) Feb 19, 2019

New research showed great white sharks choose to swim at a more leisurely pace despite an ability to hit impressive speeds. Unlike most other fish, great whites are endothermic, which means they keep their body temperature warmer than the surrounding water. In theory, the trait should allow them to swim at considerably faster speeds. To measure how the great white shark's warmer
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News video: Great White Sharks Can Move At Faster Speeds But Here's Why They Prefer To Swim Slow

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Researchers recently investigated why it is that great white sharks are capable of swimming at high speeds but often don’t.

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