sand shark

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sand shark

[′san ‚shark]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of various shallow-water predatory elasmobranchs of the family Carchariidae. Also known as tiger shark.
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TimeOff can guarantee four family tickets to the lucky readerswho can tell us howlong are the sand tigers you will be able to see.
Yesterday evening she donned diving gear and dipped into the water to swim with a 10ft sand tiger shark.
Although the Sand Tiger Sharks at the sea life centre in North Queensferry are not commonly known to attack humans, they are between 10 and 14ft long and give the impression of being extremely ferocious.
It took about two months to train the sand tiger sharks, considered the top of the food chain of this recreated aquatic habitat, to associate only certain fish as food.
5million-litre Underwater Safari - home to one of Europe's largest collections of sharks, including three-metre-long sand tiger sharks, as well as 2000 other fish including rays and crabs.