Story by The Inertia.
You probably know that great white sharks are migratory species. They move through the eastern Pacific, regularly traveling between Mexico and Hawaii. They are the largest predatory fish in the ocean, and they have adapted almost perfectly to a life of predation.
That's why people are scared of them: they are made to be predators. But humans are generally not on the menu - it's just that a "test bite" by a great white can often be devastating to a human. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule, but it's been proven time and time again that great whites are among the most misunderstood creatures in the world.
When a great white shark is born, it is already a predator. Almost as soon as they're out of the womb, they begin hunting coastal fish, but as they grow, they tend to prefer larger marine animals, like seals or sea lions.
The sharks you see above, shot by Carlos Gauna using a drone, were spotted off the coast of California on the evening of July 1. "Researchers believe these California coast sharks are juveniles that have claimed the territory as a training ground," Gauna wrote on his YouTube page, The Malibu Artist. "It's quite relaxing to watch these beautiful animals dance among the waves."
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