Kingdom : Animalia
                          Class : Chondrichthyes
                       Family : Carcharhinidae
        Scientific Name : Carcharhinus Leucas

                      Size(L) : 2.1m - 3.5m 
                                      (7ft - 11.5ft)
                      Weight : 90kg - 230kg 
                                       (200lbs - 500lbs)
                Top Speed : 40km/h (25mph)
                 Life Span : 16 - 25 years

                      Colour : Blue, Grey
                 Skin Type : Scales
Distinctive Features : Flat, rounded snout
                                      and two dorsal fins
  1. Bull sharks are mostly found in the warm, shallow coastal waters of the southern hemisphere.
  2. They are a very common species of shark, found around the world.
  3. They adapt themselves and are able to inhabit both salt water and freshwater.
  4. Interestingly, a bull shark has swum up (around 4000km) the Amazon river finally reaching mountainous Peru.
  5. Distinctively, they have a rounded snout and two dorsal fins.
  6. They grow, on an average, between 2.1m and 3.5m in length and weigh around 90-230kg.
  7. The swim in the ocean reaching a top speed of around 25mph.
  8. On an average, they live to be around 16-25 years old.
  9. They are solitary animals and are known to have an unpredictable temperament.
  10. They are considered quite dangerous by humans because of their aggressive and unpredictable nature.
  11. Bull sharks are carnivores feeding on fish, sharks and stingray.
  12. They have their occasional predators in the tiger shark and the great white shark.

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