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Great white shark baffles scientists as she crosses Atlantic

On Monday, scientists observed Lydia -- a 4.4-metre great white shark -- on the east side of the Atlantic ridge, swimming toward Europe. She is the first great white known to have crossed the Atlantic Ocean. You can follow the progress of Lydia yourself on the shark tracking website OCEARCH. ...
On Monday, scientists observed Lydia -- a 4.4-metre great white shark -- on the east side of the Atlantic ridge, swimming toward Europe. She is the first great white known to have crossed the Atlantic Ocean. You can follow the progress of Lydia yourself on the  shark tracking website OCEARCH. 

Marine biologist George Skomal first tagged Lydia last March and is following her movements today.  He tells Carol that marine biologists are learning a lot about sharks and geography by following Lydia's movements.





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