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Great White Shark Pays Visit to Maryland Coast

posted: 05/06/15
by: Discovery.com Staff
Great white shark
Carl Roessler

A great white shark tracked by research organization OCEARCH is currently basking in the waters off of the Maryland coastline. The 3,456-pound shark, Mary Lee, is equipped with a tracking device that periodically pings her location to OCEARCH.

Over the past two days, Mary Lee has been traveling back and forth between waters off of Maryland and Virginia; she has most recently been located 20 miles from Assateague Island.

Be advised: 16 ft 3500 lbs white shark Mary Lee pinged in or near Chincoteague Bay this morning! Follow Mary Lee:...

Posted by OCEARCH on Tuesday, May 5, 2015


Since first being tagged in 2012, Mary Lee has traveled almost 20,000 miles along the eastern seaboard of the United States, from south of Bermuda up through Massachusetts.

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