Greenland Shark

Oluwatosin Michael
Jan 24, 2024 By Oluwatosin Michael
Originally Published on Mar 06, 2021
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Age 3 - 18
Read time: 0.9 Min

This free printable greenland shark coloring pages may be interesting to kids, to spend time coloring them as per their liking. The greenland shark belongs to a member of the longest-living vertebrate on earth, the sleeper shark family. The species survives in the cold water habitats of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans, Baffin Bay, Barents Sea, North Sea, and the eastern seaboard of the United States. Heavier, with a round snout, small fins in proportion to body size, the Greenland shark is just like the spiny dogfish. This mammal lacks bones but has cartilages. The average height of a Greenland shark is about 7 meters (23 feet) and a weight of nearly 1000 kg. It is an ovoviviparous animal, meaning eggs remain in the body until they hatch. Greenland shark is a carnivorous creature and feeds on aquatic organisms such as eels, sculpins, little sharks, and flounders. Apart from them, it also eats seabirds and crustaceans. Did you know? Sharks have an electroreceptor organ, little black spots near the nose, eyes, and mouth, which helps the shark to sense electromagnetic fields and the temperature of the sea.

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