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The Blacktip Shark is bigger than the Blacktip Reef Shark but has similar coloration.

Credit: Micheal Patrick O'Neil

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Here you can see the Blacktip Shark Leaping out of the water. They may do this 3-4 times because they are extremely energetic or because they are trying to dislodge remoras.

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The average speed of these jumps is a whopping 23 ft. (7 m.) a second!

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