Friend or Foe? Here’s What You Don’t Know About Sharks

The Tiger Shark Is a Threat

The diet of the tiger shark includes a lot of variety. They’re known to eat fish, birds, turtles, sea snakes, and dolphins. Sometimes, they even eat other, smaller sharks.

© Andrey Nekrasov / Barcroft Media via Getty Images
© Andrey Nekrasov / Barcroft Media via Getty Images

For this reason, they’re involved in many attacks on humans in the water. Only the great white is responsible for more attacks. The tiger shark is typically 10 to 13 feet long and can weigh 2,000 pounds. Their teeth are brutally sharp, making this species especially terrifying.