Sharks

City Life

The Imperfect Science of Determining How Old A Great White Shark Is

We know a lot about Mary Lee. We know that since September 17, 2012, when she was tagged in the nearby waters of Cape Cod, […]

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Meredith Vieira Brought Left Shark to BU Commencement

Trailblazing journalist and television host Meredith Vieira delivered Boston University’s 142nd Commencement address Sunday with a little help from a finned friend. Vieira—whose address touched […]

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Plymouth Beaches Closed As Experts Hit the Waters in Search of Great White

Plymouth’s public beaches were closed down on Thursday as experts from several state and local departments hit the waters in search of the Great White […]

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Great White Shark Flips Over Kayakers in Plymouth, Bites the Boat

Officials from Plymouth confirmed Wednesday night that a Great White shark flipped over two kayakers who were out on the waters off Manomet Point before it sunk […]

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When Life Gives You a Great White Shark, Play in the Sand

Lifeguards gave the all clear to go back into the waters at a Duxbury Beach late Monday afternoon after hundreds of people were ordered to […]

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Video Takes Viewers Inside the Jaws of a Great White Shark

During Shark Week, viewers will get an up-close look at what it’s like to be in the grips of a Great White’s jaws. In 2013, researchers […]

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Researchers Tagged the First Great White Shark of the Season

For the first time this season researchers put a tag on a 12-foot-long Great White Shark that was cutting through the ocean waves off Chatham. […]

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Great White Spotted Off Nauset Beach

Researchers spent an hour tracking a Great White shark off the coast of Cape Cod over the weekend, marking the first sighting of the season […]

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Video: ‘That Is a Huge White Shark, Dude’ [Updated]

UPDATE: The captain of the F/V Cynthia C on Cape Cod, who captured footage of a Great White shark circling his boat, posted the full, […]

Wellness

Brigham and Women’s Researchers Swim With a Shark

Brigham and Women’s Hospital hosted a competition inspired by ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, except this event wasn’t about businesses such as Wicked Good Cupcakes or Morning Head—it was about medical […]

City Life

Cape Cod Man Snaps a Photo of a Shark Feasting on a Seal

It was a sight he hasn’t seen in the more than 30 years he has been in the area. Over the weekend, Eastham resident and […]

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Lions of the Ocean

Bob Yates doesn’t mind eating his lunch next to the chopped-off heads of bluefin tuna, with their black, bulbous eyes staring back at him as […]

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The Weymouth Shark Sighting Probably Wasn’t a Shark

Officials are going back and forth over whether or not there was a shark sighting off the coast of Weymouth on Thursday. According to the […]

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Shark Researchers Take a Bite Out of Discovery Channel’s Fake Shark Week Documentary

A Cape Cod nonprofit organization committed to raising public awareness about Great White sharks off the coast of Massachusetts chewed out the Discovery Channel’s premiere […]

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Roboshark: Remus 100 “Sharkbot” Tails Great Whites Off Cape Cod

Woods Hole’s scientists get up close and personal with the great white shark.