Do you know today is shark awareness dayYes, we do have something called the Shark awareness day that is celebrated every year on 14th July. To an average person, sharks are the fiercest and the most fearful of predators. To someone bathing in the sea or sailing on a boat, the mere sight of a shark fin is enough to induce panic. Even some of the smaller whales are wary of species such as the Great White Sharks. So wondering, why this day is celebrated? It is all because these great hunters are being hunted in large numbers by who else, other than we civilized humans. The population of sharks is dwindling at such large numbers that in few years, they could even come in the list of endangered species. Since they come at the top of the food chain, it is essential that they be protected; otherwise, the complete balance will be lost. World over, especially in the Mediterranean region, sharks are being hunted for food. Plastic pollution is also responsible in a big way, as the sharks ingest them and are killed. The Shark Awareness Day thus highlights the risks to these fantastic animals created by nature.
Please spread this awareness among your circle of friends.
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