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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.

A pair of kayakers say the shark bit through the bottom of their boat and flipped it over.

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.

First a whale, now a SHARK in the Taunton River?


  "This shark was at least 15 to 17 feet long! It was thrashing around in the shallow water up by shaws boat yard on the north side! It was one big ass shark! There were also reports of a second one! It went up river after our encounter. There were lots of people out looking for it! It was in probably two or three feet of water, which is why it was stuck and thrashing."

First a whale, now a SHARK in the Taunton River?

"This shark was at least 15 to 17 feet long! It was thrashing around in the shallow water up by shaws boat yard on the north side! It was one big ass shark! There were also reports of a second one! It went up river after our encounter. There were lots of people out looking for it! It was in probably two or three feet of water, which is why it was stuck and thrashing."

Headless shark is found in Stoughton woods

So strange.

Great white shark tagged off Chatham


  The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy tagged the 13-foot shark with advanced tags that will allow them to track the shark and gather data on its behavior and environment.

Great white shark tagged off Chatham

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy tagged the 13-foot shark with advanced tags that will allow them to track the shark and gather data on its behavior and environment.