Transcript of Sharks are terribly misunderstood.
Sharks Are Better "Friends" Than Others Natalie Guerra; P. 5 But don't sharks kill loads of people every year? NO. Media! The T.V. says sharks are scary... You know what else are scary? What else does the media leave out? All the good shark stories! Many people have selachophobia (a fear of sharks) due to appearance, false assumptions, and unreasonable media. So, logically, you shouldn't fear sharks. Since, in truth, sharks don't do much harm to humans. What about all those scary shark movies? What about them? They're highly inaccurate and don't portray sharks very well. Jaws? What's more likely is... Bottom line... Movies are for your entertainment! They're not going to get the facts right! What are the facts? Sharks tend to only attack on accident. They mistake people on surfboards as seals and take a nip when they're really hungry! So don't be so scared! Be more like Dory! She's cool with it. Sites Used Ringerud, Tanner. Buzzfeed. Buzzfeed. Sep. 1, 2012. Web. 24 Sep. 2012. <http://www.buzzfeed.com/awesomer/20-things-that-kill-more-people-than-sharks-every> News, Sky. "Shark 'Rescues' Man Lost at Sea For 15 Weeks". Yahoo! News UK, Yahoo. Sep. 17, 2012. Web. 24 Sep. 2012. <http://uk.news.yahoo.com/shark-rescues-man-lost-sea-15-weeks-082013711.html> Shark? Do you mean this? Kind of... but not really. because you won't find these sharks unless you're out swimming in coastal-temperate waters. They can look like this, too!Full transcript