WHAT IS THE BULL SHARK?
The bull shark is also known as the
Ground Shark, Cub Shark or Zambezi. It's defining
physical characteristics include a stout body, short
snout and a triangular serrated teet row in its
upper jaw. The Bull Shark can also grow to be anywhere
between 7 and 11 feet in length and weigh upwards
of 500 pounds.
But it can also be 200 pounds when fully grown depending
on the food available during it's physical development
phase. It's Diet includes all types of fish including
other sharks and rays, turtles, birds, dolphins
and mollusks. Just like all other sharks it can
eat anything if it is hungry enough. It is often
found close to shore and can even live in fresh
water for short periods of time. It is often seen
in rivers and lakes close to the ocean. They have
been found 1750 miles up the Mississippi River and
2500 miles up the Amazon River.