Learn Real Science Facts About Great White Sharks

Reality is usually more interesting than pseudoscientific nonsense, especially when it comes to sharks. Here's a double-helping of accurate science about one of the best-known species: great white sharks.

First, Derek Muller of Veritasium counts down 10 facts about great white sharks. In some ways they're actually quite similar to our own species.

Then, he'll show you how great whites get tagged so that scientists can better understand their movements. "You don't really feel scared of them," he said while underwater in a cage watching great whites lunging after bait. "They just look so docile and peaceful."

If you're watching Shark Week tonight, you might even catch Derek making an appearance on Shark After Dark!


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