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A bump, then a bite: Shark hits kayaks


  Just ask kayakers Ida Parker and Kristin Orr, who were hit by a great white shark and dumped into the water Wednesday off of White Horse Beach in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
  
  The two women were 100 yards offshore, near an area populated by seals, when they were struck by a shark measuring 14 to 16 feet.
  
  "I looked back at her and it came directly out of the water, underneath the boat, launched her backwards and flipped me over," Parker told CNN affiliate WCVB.

A bump, then a bite: Shark hits kayaks

Just ask kayakers Ida Parker and Kristin Orr, who were hit by a great white shark and dumped into the water Wednesday off of White Horse Beach in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The two women were 100 yards offshore, near an area populated by seals, when they were struck by a shark measuring 14 to 16 feet.

"I looked back at her and it came directly out of the water, underneath the boat, launched her backwards and flipped me over," Parker told CNN affiliate WCVB.

Shark sighting prompts closure of Duxbury beach


  The shark was spotted on a routine patrol by Air 2, one of the State Police’s helicopters, said spokesman David Procopio. The shark, estimated to be 12 to 14 feet long, was 75 to 100 yards offshore, he said.

Shark sighting prompts closure of Duxbury beach

The shark was spotted on a routine patrol by Air 2, one of the State Police’s helicopters, said spokesman David Procopio. The shark, estimated to be 12 to 14 feet long, was 75 to 100 yards offshore, he said.

Large shark spotted at Morro Bay Harbor entrance, officials warn


  The public is being warned about a large shark that a fisherman spotted Friday afternoon at the mouth of the Morro Bay Harbor.
  
  The Harbor Patrol notified the Morro Bay Police Department at about 1:45 p.m. Friday that it had just received information about a credible shark sighting in that location, a police dispatcher said.

Large shark spotted at Morro Bay Harbor entrance, officials warn

The public is being warned about a large shark that a fisherman spotted Friday afternoon at the mouth of the Morro Bay Harbor.

The Harbor Patrol notified the Morro Bay Police Department at about 1:45 p.m. Friday that it had just received information about a credible shark sighting in that location, a police dispatcher said.