Despite their size, tiger shark attacks on humans are exceptionally rare. They are noted for having the widest food spectrum of all sharks, and will essentially eat anything they can get their mouths on. In fact, tiger sharks are sometimes jokingly referred to as the “wastebasket of the sea,” because they’ve even been known to eat debris such as tires, nails, and license plates.
Found at depths of up to 2,600 feet, the tiger shark is an exceptionally large species of shark found in oceans all throughout the globe. Tiger sharks are what’s known as a requiem shark, which is undoubtedly the most well known family of shark.
Scientific Name: Galeocerdo cuvier
Characteristics: Like all Safari wildlife figurines, our tiger shark model has been beautifully hand painted and sculpted by professional artists. Crafted with scientific accuracy and life-like detail, this model makes a perfect gift for an aspiring marine biologist!
Size and Color: 4.5 inches long and 2.5 inches wide, our tiger shark statuette is roughly the size of a soda can on its side. Tiger sharks are predominantly gray with white bellies, and they have a noticeable tiger stripe pattern on their sides.
The Tiger Shark is part of the Wild Safari® Sea Life collection.
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