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White Sharks Migrate Thousands Of Miles Across The Sea, New Study Finds

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January 3, 2002
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A new study is shattering old beliefs about the great white shark - one of the largest, most awe-inspiring predators in the sea. Scientists studying white sharks along the California coast have long believed that these powerful carnivores spend most of their lives relatively close to shore, pursuing seals and sea lions. But a study in the Jan. 3 issue of the journal Nature reveals that white sharks can range across vast stretches of the open ocean.

A new study is shattering old beliefs about the great white shark - one of the largest, most awe-inspiring predators in the sea.


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