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The Trait That Makes a Great White Shark a Killing Machine

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The Trait That Makes a Great White Shark a Killing Machine

Short | 04:11

A shark's sense of smell is 10,000 times more sensitive than ours, which makes tracking down seals, which secrete odors every time they enter the water, very easy.

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Shark specialist Dr. Geremy Cliff and sensory biologist Dr. Craig O'Connell have joined forces to unlock the hunting secrets of the ocean's perfect predator, the great white shark. To do so, they'll go beneath its skin, dissecting the giant to reveal the six incredible senses that drive this powerful creature to the ultimate attack. Enter the operating room and see how the great white is not a cold-blooded killer to fear, but an evolutionary marvel that should be respected and revered.

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