A photographer captured a picture of a great white shark swimming alarmingly close to two people floating off the coast of Cape Cod, another indication that the predators are in no rush to leave the Massachusetts coast.
A great white shark skirted the coast of Assateague Island National Seashore over the weekend. The 2,300 pound, 14-foot shark
State shark expert Greg Skomal said Friday that he had identified and tagged the 11th great white shark of the season off the coast of Chatham.
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.
Charleston may be getting a visit from a well-traveled great white shark.
Town officials in Chatham are warning swimmers about a great white shark lurking in the waters off South Beach.
The video is worth following the link - that shark was close to that boat.
Four large white sharks were seen circling swimmers off of the Manhattan Beach Pier on Sunday morning, authorities said.
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.
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A 14-foot, 2,300 pound great white shark named Katharine has been tracked swimming off of the North Carolina coast. Katharine, a female great white shark, first pinged off the W…