In fact, sharks rarely attack people, on the contrary, people in different ways destroys the shark, relentlessly pursuing them across the ocean. In an average year is recorded not more than 100 shark attacks on humans. Of them with fatal outcome have about 20. The more people he often provokes a shark. Typical case: Diver John Bowers grabbed the tail of a 1.5-metre shark-nurse, hoping that it would “fly” under water (I was smart enough:). But the walk did not take place. The shark rushed at Bowers and death grip him in the right hip. Friend Bowers shot her harpoon gun, but the harpoon passed through the body of the shark, apparently, not even disturbing her. Bowers together with seizing it in a shark was hauled into the boat, and only ten minutes were finally able to unclench her jaw and set him free. A man is caught annually about 400 tons of sharks. They often kill for fun – as a result of sport fishing.
That’s how the sharks: without movement suffocate even in pure water, in which oxygen is enough. Sharks are moving from the first to the last day of his life and rest only on the bottom. Their body is denser than the water displaced by it, and kept afloat a shark can only incessantly moving. Maximum recorded speed blue shark – 42,5 km/h. Mako – about 60 km/h. Undoubtedly, this is a good indicator: just playfully jumping horses competing at the racetrack.
To kill a shark is not easy. Dr. Nichols and Martirossyan about how their eyes tried to destroy the shark: “It got hooked, stabbed her in the head the charge of lead from bolt-action rifles, hurled at her the spear, then pulled out of the water onto the deck and released her intestine (phew…that’s Saluki:), but for a long time after that she seemed full of life – beat of the tail, opened and closed his eyes. “Dead shark often behaves just like a living. One fisherman, for example, lost his arm, which was bitten off by a shark gutted. Naval officer contemptuously kicked dead, apparently, the shark lying on the deck, she immediately awoke to life and stripped him from his feet all the meat. The survivability of sharks is just not true. There was a case when a fisherman caught a shark that ripped her belly, guts and threw it back into the sea. Then again when he threw the hook with impaled as bait entrails of a shark he caught him. the same shark! Mako only, as I am aware, the shark that tried to bite her wounded man out on dry land(!) Believe it or not. But the fact mounted. Stories about wrestling the sharks with death and their insensitivity to pain can lead to no end.
The power of a shark is great. Happened, from a large shark dash cracked like thin twine, jute ropes with a thickness of 5 inches! Steel hooks stuck in his mouth, he straightened up. The circuits connecting these hooks with fishing line-a rope withstand pressure of almost a ton. But they are tearing the shark! Sharks are able to jump in the boats, making a terrible mutilation, tearing with teeth into the sides and bottom, punching holes in the boats (well, not than Jaws 2?!)