The Tiger Shark

Researcher: Good morning, everyone. Today, I’m going to talk about the research project I’ve been involved in on the tiger shark. First of all, some background information. The tiger shark, also known as the leopard shark, is often thought to have got its name from its aggressive nature, but in actual fact, it’s called that because it has dark bands similar to those on a tiger’s body. It is a huge creature growing up to lengths of six and a half metres. It can be found just about everywhere throughout the world’s temperate and tropical seas, but it is most often found along the Q31 coast, rather than the open sea.

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