Slate's Explainer: Can Sharks Really 'Smell' Blood? With two recent shark attacks in Florida, one of them fatal, Slate senior editor Andy Bowers wonders if sharks can really smell blood.
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Slate's Explainer: Can Sharks Really 'Smell' Blood?

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Slate's Explainer: Can Sharks Really 'Smell' Blood?

Slate's Explainer: Can Sharks Really 'Smell' Blood?

Slate's Explainer: Can Sharks Really 'Smell' Blood?

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With two recent shark attacks in Florida, one of them fatal, Slate senior editor Andy Bowers wonders if sharks can really smell blood.