Sharks have gained a reputation for being cruel and vengeful creatures. A lot of it might have to do with the 70s blockbuster movie ‘Jaws’. But is this true? Do sharks kill more humans or do humans kill more sharks? Sam and Rob talk about it and teach you related vocabulary along the way.

This week’s quiz
Approximately, how many different species of shark exist today?
a) 330
b) 530
c) 730
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

apex predator
predator (animal that hunts and eats other animals) at the top of a food chain because it has no natural predators of its own

feeling of anger or hatred towards someone because of what they did to you in the past

nothing could be further from the truth
expression used to emphasise that something is not true at all

strong flexible tissue which connects bones or joints in the bodies of living creatures

able to bend without breaking

able to move your body quickly and easily
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