8 crazy facts you didn't know about the king of the ocean

This shark can really jump
This shark can really jump

Sweet relief. Summer is here, and people around the nation can start enjoying the oceanside beaches they've been dreaming about all year long.

Warm weather. Ice cream. Hot sand. Cool water. Time spent with friends and family.

It's a relaxing, stress-free time ... until someone mentions that one word: Shark.

For anyone who's seen "Jaws," this creature doesn't seem like one they want to become particularly close with.

But 41 years after one of the most fear-instilling movies of all time, scientists have a much better understanding of sharks.

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