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Interesting facts about mako sharks

Mako sharks are known as the fastest type of shark in the ocean. They are related to killer white sharks , and a lot of human fear mako sharks due to their speed as well as physical structure. 


A mako shark is able to grow to a length of 8.2 to 14.8 feet , and weighs up to 680 kilograms. One would assume that males are bigger in size , however females are bigger size than males. They have an average lifespan of 28 to 32 years . Mako sharks live in the pelagic regions of the ocean. 


A female mako shark gestation period last for a period of 15 to 19 months which is very long compared to humans. Mako sharks are able to leap up to 20 feet in the air. Their speed is what gives it it's ability to leap up so high.


With regards to prey a mako shark will swim below its prey to avoid detection 

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