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Question: Is it possible for a tuna fish to outswim a tiger shark?
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Asked by 229canf22 to Daniela ?, ☣ Danna, Jonny ? on 23 Jun 2016.
answered on 23 Jun 2016:
According to the Internet, a tiger shark’s top speed is 19.9 mph where as a tuna is up to 47 mph. Also tiger sharks live near the coast where as tuna are more commonly found in deeper waters.
So I guess if a tuna ever met a tiger shark it could easily out swim it!
answered on 24 Jun 2016:
I found a similar answer to Jonny, so I guess I would put my money on the tuna.
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