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Great white shark returns to area

Nonprofit research group OCEARCH tagged the female shark in August in Cape Cod and have been tracking its journey to central Florida ever since. (WFTV)
Nonprofit research group OCEARCH tagged the female shark in August in Cape Cod and have been tracking its journey to central Florida ever since. (WFTV)
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Updated: 2/26 7:03 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A great white shark has been tracked to our area yet again.

Katharine, a 14-foot, 2,300-pound shark, is swimming off the Florida-Georgia coast right now. The most recent "ping" from the shark tracker showed near the state line on Wednesday. Each time a shark's dorsal fin breaks the surface of the water, the tagging device sets off a ping that is tracked by a satellite.

The group Ocearch has been tracking Katharine since tagging her in August off Cape Cod, Mass. She's named after songwriter Katharine Lee Bates. She wrote "America the Beautiful."
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Realchange - 2/27/2014 5:25 AM
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It is against the law to harm great white, yet I am curious who is responsible for one those things if they attack someone in the ocean? We always hearing about dangerous animals shouldn't be allowed around humans , yet again if something happens with great whites no one is responsible is the attitude by the FWC.
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