What Do Great White Sharks Eat?

Great White Shark
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Great white sharks eat a variety of different foods, including other sharks, rays and fish; adult sharks may eat seals, sea lions, beluga whales, sea turtles and otters, and some may eat dead animals floating in the water, which is known as carrion. Great white sharks do not chew the food they eat, but instead rip it into pieces that they swallow whole, with one big meal being enough to satisfy an adult shark for up to 2 months.

The great white shark has several rows of teeth that can be rotated into position as it needs them. The first two rows of teeth are used by the shark to obtain its prey.

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