Friday, October 16, 2015

Fact of the Day: Shark Cancer

There's a myth that sharks are immune to cancer. Though it is true that they are far less likely to get cancer than most other creatures. 

17 comments:

  1. I wish we were ALLLLLL immune to cancer.

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  2. Probably something to do with all the fish they eat.

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  3. Probably something to do with all the fish they eat.

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  4. you know I hadn't even thought about that and sharks...but I guess most creatures do get it at some stage, or could. I know the Tasmanian Devil does get a Facial one which is trying to be eradicated.

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  5. Wow, that is a very interesting fact!

    xoxo

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  6. I thought most animals don't get cancer, except the pets who are fed with industrial food and live in the cities?

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  7. I'll take my chances with cancer; I wouldn't want to be a shark.

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  8. Must be all that swimming that makes them have a very low chance

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  9. I have never heard that myth before!

    -Kati

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  10. I remembering hearing that myth wasn't true

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  11. This is news to me. Do you know why sharks are less likely to get cancer?

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