Cape Cod officials are reminding visitors ahead of the July Fourth holiday that the famous Massachusetts tourist destination remains a popular gathering spot for great white sharks
WELLFLEET, Mass. — Cape Cod’s beaches and towns may be quieter because of the coronavirus pandemic, but officials are reminding visitors ahead of the July Fourth holiday that the famous Massachusetts destination remains a popular getaway for other summertime travelers: great white sharks.
Cape Cod National Seashore Chief Ranger Leslie Reynolds warned at a news conference that the powerful predators are coming close enough to shore to be a concern for swimmers.
Officials in Orleans also have documented at least two shark attacks on seals in recent days, the Cape Cod Times reports.
And Gregory Skomal, a prominent shark scientist with the state Division of Marine Fisheries, says he tagged three great whites circling a whale carcass earlier this month as his research…
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