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Shocking Truth Behind So Many Sharks Hanging In Florida

One of the things that I am fearful about when I think of the sea and the ocean is that there are always animals that could easily kill me. A jellyfish might sting me and a shark might bite my arms off.

However, there is a strange case of many sharks hanging around the coast of Florida. Why is it weird? Find out below.

Shocking Truth Behind So Many Sharks Hanging In Florida

Shocking Truth Behind So Many Sharks Hanging In Florida

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A seemingly terrifying shot.

A seemingly terrifying shot.

This image of a lot of sharks right off the Florida coast might frighten people from swimming, but there is a twist.

Warm temperature.

Warm temperature.

Because sharks are not used to swimming in cold waters, they move every winter to warmer waters, such as the coast of Florida.

Surprisingly, everyone still swims there.

Surprisingly, everyone still swims there.

Even with these sharks around, people are still going to these water. Even officials have not prevented them from swimming.

Knowing the facts.

Knowing the facts.

One of the reasons why Floridans still swim there is because they are not so deadly as one may think just because they are sharks.

They are blacktip sharks.

They are blacktip sharks.

Specifically, these blacktip sharks are about six feet long and are almost a threatened species, as noted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Staying away.

Staying away.

One of the nice things about these blacktip sharks is that they usually get away from people when they see them.

Some still bite people.

Some still bite people.

While they typically stay away from humans, blacktip sharks still bite humans the most, but only because they are that common compared to other shark species. They also haven't killed a single person.

What is alarming is their migration pattern.

What is alarming is their migration pattern.

Because of climate change, these sharks have had to travel longer to find warmer waters. As temperatures change, blacktip sharks could be a frequent sight along the coast of Florida.

Stop climate change.

Stop climate change.

If the temperature keeps getting hotter, the oceans will look radically different within the final period of the century.

Taking action.

Taking action.

Thankfully, the United Nations summit that happened in France set a goal for nations to finally reduce the usage of fossil fuels. Hopefully, the plan goes through so that marine life would not be put in further danger.

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