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modify delete 9758 - from alex , 9 y.o. (USA) - 2012-03-18
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why do sharks sink if they stop moving?


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modify delete 33237 - Reply from Marcos , 9 y.o. (USA) - 2018-05-28

A shark can only drown if the shark does not move it"s tail fin at all.

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modify delete 31435 - Reply from SHIVAANI , 8 y.o. (IND) - 2016-06-23

SHARKS FLOAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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modify delete 11161 - Reply from Christian , 15 y.o. (USA) - 2012-09-19

They do not have an air bladder so they sink. They have to move so the oxygen in the water goes through their gills so they swim while sleeping.

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modify delete 10507 - Reply from Claire (USA) - 2012-06-24

I dont Know about Sharks but with Dolphins they van shut down half their brain so they are sleeping but still moving, but hey, who knows maybe they dont slepp :)

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modify delete 10373 - Reply from Tom , 12 y.o. (USA) - 2012-06-06

I think they die if they stop swimming. Scientists do not know how they sleep.




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