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Great white sharks eat far more than believed

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Great white sharks, the world's largest predatory fish, eat three to four times more food than previously thought, an Australian study shows. 

An undated photo of a Great white shark, pictured off Gansbaai, about 165 km from Cape Town. Great white sharks, the world's largest predatory fish, eat three to four times more food than previously thought, an Australian study shows.

US research from the 1980s estimated a 30 kilogram (66 lbs) meal of mammal blubber could sustain a one-tonne shark for more than six weeks.

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