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Not everyone realizes it, but there are sharks, alligators and piranhas living in the basement of a D.C. federal building.
Sharks are going to hunt down you and your family and won't rest until they explode. At least, that's what the 1975 movie "Jaws" would have you believe.
Unlike the nearby ocean coasts, the Chesapeake Bay is not a hotbed for shark sport fishing, largely due to the low numbers of sharks that can exist in the water. Bull sharks are among the only species that can withstand salinity levels that low.
To further whet your appetite with amazing shark footage, check out these videos of the often misunderstood sea beasts in action.
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In the wake of shark-killing fury spurred on by the 1975 movie "Jaws," the aquarium serves as a respository for information about a misunderstood beast that is critical to the entire marine ecosystem.