‘Free the Sharks’ Week

Sharks continue to intrigue and frighten humans, but their bad rap is undeserved.

Who’s really killing whom?

While there are a handful of well-publicized shark attacks around the world each year, humans pose the much bigger threat.

In 2014, three humans were killed by sharks worldwide vs. 100 million sharks killed by humans on average per year:

They’re killed for their . . .

 

Teeth

Jaws

Fins

and just for “fun.”

 

Share this to reveal the startling statistics about humans and sharks:

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind