The 'Status of the Shark' Infographic Offers Some Jaw-Dropping Facts

 - Aug 3, 2011
References: dsc.discovery & buzzfeed
As a tribute to the ever-anticipated Shark Week, the Discovery Channel has put together a rather informative infographic outlining the Status of the Shark. This Status of the Shark infographic offers a wide variety of shark-related facts that are sure to shock any reader.

While sharks are arguable the number one most feared animal by humans, the infographic points out that fewer than five humans die from shark attacks each year, yet over 73 million sharks are killed by humans in that same time frame.

Other interesting facts featured on this highly visual Status of the Shark infographic is that a bowl of shark fin soup can be purchased for approximately $100 in Hong Kong. Check out this entire infographic for some curious and unusual information about sharks.

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