The Jaws of Death: Shark as Predator, Man as Prey

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HarperCollins, 1992 - Shark attacks - 319 pages
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Biggest of all fish and the best equipped for hunting, sharks live in every ocean. No natural predator except the killer whale threatens them, and they possess an extraordinary physiology...including those unrivaled jaws. They have become the stuff of movies, books, and nightmares, but some of what we commonly believe is fiction, not fact. Through the examination of case histories, including gruesome attacks on man, The Jaws of Death documents the truth. It discusses why sharks are essential to the equilibrium of the marine biotope and what benefit they have provided to science and medicine. In addition to sharks, other "jaws of death" receive attention, including piranhas, crocodiles, and barracudas.

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User Review  - Lindsey.parks - Goodreads

If you really want to know about sharks, you need to read this. This book covers the organs of the shark and how they function, the senses of the shark, reports of attacks and shipwrecks and why ... Read full review

Review: The Jaws of Death: Sharks as Predator, Man as Prey

User Review  - Tammy - Goodreads

Great book about shark attacks and attacks by other animals like crocodiles. Very graphic photos. Read full review


Preface by Beulah Davis
Devil sharks and god sharks

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