Cape Cod Shuts Down After Dozens Of Great White Shark Sightings In One WeekendAugust 4, 2022
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Cape Cod, peninsula of the US state of Massachusetts, Closed to swimmers after dozens of great white sharks were sighted over the weekend.
Shark sightings were reported thanks to the app Sharktivity, created by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.
Here’s everything we know about the report, plus more details about the application.
Cape Cod shuts down after dozens of white shark sightings
Cape Cod swimmers will need to find a new location this summer after seeing dozens of great white sharks in one weekend.
According to the Sharktivity app, six great white sharks were sighted on Saturday, while 17 more were seen on Sunday.
The app alerts social media users about shark sightings in real time with locations. Users can use the app to receive alerts about sightings, see where sharks have been spotted and report sightings of their own.
For more details about the application you can visit its official Twitter handle,
Where were they seen?
According to user activity, a great white shark sighting was reported about 20 yards from North Beach Island. An hour before that another shark was seen near the same beach.
On the same day, seven other sightings were observed near a buoy near North Beach Island.
A Twitter user uploaded screenshots of several sharks, which were detected by the app the same day. Some sharks were called Snoop Dogg, Camden, Spot Claw, etc.
facts about great white sharks
Great white sharks are the largest known predatory sharks living in our oceans. He has been the subject of interest in many documentaries, films and television series.
The average size of a shark is about 11.4–15 feet (3.5–4.6 m) and they have about 300 teeth.
The largest white shark was discovered off the coast of Guadalupe Island in Mexico. It was 21 feet (6.4 m) tall with a weight of 5,000 pounds (2,268 kg).
The torpedo-shaped body of the great white shark allows it to cruise efficiently for long periods of time. Those sharks eat smaller fish as well as larger species such as seals and dolphins.
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