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How many rows of teeth does a great white shark have?

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2015-06-27 16:15:35

The Great White Shark has five rows of around

46 teeth each. It has an average total of 230 teeth. 24-26

positioned in the top jaw and 22-24 positioned in the lower jaw

making 48-50 different teeth. The teeth are arranged in rows of 5-7

teeth like a conveyor belt. When a tooth falls out from the front

the tooth from the next row moves up to take its place. This

results in the perfect eating machine.


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