Someone Filmed A Great White Shark Sleeping For First Time

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We all need a regular 40 winks, and sharks aren’t any different.

As reported by the Daily Dot, due to their physiology sharks need to keep swimming at all times in order to breathe – but constantly moving and rest don’t go hand-in-hand.

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So how the heck do the apex predators get their kip? This team of documentarians believe they have found out…

Swimming against the current ‘Emma’ the great white enters what appears to be a catatonic state.

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The shark leaves her mouth open so that the tide of water flows into her jaws, ensuring a supply of oxygen.

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So now we know…


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Daily Dot

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