There are approximately 1.2 million known species of animals in the world. However, scientists estimate that there may be much, much more. Closer to 8.7 million! How can there be so many species that remain unknown? How many species do you think you could realistically name? We’ve put together a list of animals that deserve a closer look. Impress your friends with all of these facts.
Let’s start with sharks.
According to Time Magazine, the total annual number of shark bites recorded worldwide is 10 time less than people bitten by other people in New York.