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Researchers looking into increase in shark sightings at Cape Cod

by Philip Marcelo 8 Sep 2018 11:57 UTC
In this undated photo, sharks swim close to shore off Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Chatham, Mass. A prominent shark researcher says smaller, younger great white sharks are being spotted in greater numbers off Cape Cod © Wayne Davis / Atlantic White Shark Conservancy

As another beach season draws to a close on Cape Cod, researchers are trying to figure out what's driving the increase in shark sightings and encounters — including the state's first attack on a human since 2012.

One prominent researcher suggests the presence of younger and smaller great white sharks this summer could be playing a role.

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