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One-Ton Great White Frolicking Off Florida Coast

Unama'ki, 2nd largest white shark tracked in NW Atlantic by nonprofit, started out in Nova Scotia

(Newser) - A giant she-shark has been working her way down the East Coast from Canada, and her latest sighting is in the waters off of Florida. CNN reports the 1-ton great white—named Unama'ki, a term used by the Mi'kmaq First Nations people to mean "land of the... More »

Shark's Sudden U-Turn 'Could Mean Something Big'

Great white just headed into deep waters off the Carolinas, and it could mean she's pregnant

(Newser) - We can't exactly give EPT tests to sharks in the wild to find out if they're pregnant, but scientists think there may be another clue. Shark-tracking group OCEARCH tells the News & Observer it's been following a great white named Miss Costa, and the nearly 1,700-pound... More »

One Less Reason to Fear Great White Sharks

Creatures swim farther and deeper than previously thought

(Newser) - In what is probably good news for swimmers, new research shows great white sharks in the Atlantic Ocean swim deeper and farther out to sea than previously thought. Researchers on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, setting of the movie Jaws , say Atlantic great whites were previously thought to be coastal huggers... More »

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