What is an apex predator and which one is being described?
- Facts about super predators, for example:
- Animals at the top of the food chain are known as "apex predators."
- The shark is an apex predator.
- Sharks are built to hunt - they can smell one drop of blood in 100 liters of water and can sense prey within their electromagnetic field.
Some animals are apex predators
At the top of the food chain
Can you guess this apex predator's identity?
Up to 3000 teeth
Cartilage skeleton more flexible than bone
Powerful tail fin propulsion at up to 40km/h
Powerful smell sensors
Can detect one drop of blood in 100 liters of water!
Can sense prey by their electromagnetic fields
Feeds on sea lions, seals, fish
So what super predator is this?