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Why do great white sharks have a white bottom?

Great White Sharks, as well as most oceanic fish, have a structural adaptation which is known as counter-shading. The ventral (underside) side of the shark is white so that it (MORE)

Which country did roosevelt want to impress when he sent the Great White Fleet around the world in the early 1900's?

Japan was the country they most wanted to impress. Japan had had an easy time destroying the Russian fleet in the Sino-Russian War and the US wanted to show it had a naval pre (MORE)

What was the Great White Fleet?

The 'Great White Fleet' was a large fleet consisting of 16 new battleships of the Atlantic Fleet, was sent around the world by US President Theodore Roosevelt. Launched on 16 (MORE)

Why is the great white shark white?

Great White Sharks, as well as most oceanic fish, have a structural adaptation which is known as counter-shading. The dorsal (top) side of the shark grey so that it blends in (MORE)
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What is fleet?

The noun 'fleet' is a collective noun for groups of ships, planes,  and vehicles (trucks, taxis, buses, etc.)
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