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Below are the latest news articles mentioning shark from all the local Cape Cod news sources. Most of these stories should be related to recent shark sightings, tagging and locations of Great White Sharks on Cape Cod.

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Expert weighs in on Cape Cod shark attacks »

Saturday October 06, 2018 - 7:20:16 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

CHATHAM — Last year, George Burgess predicted that a fatal shark attack would occur on Cape Cod within five years.“It’s the combination of a large predator, and the things they eat, both gaining in population size and both coming back to lay claim to areas that historically were…

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We have to stop trying to manage nature »

Saturday October 06, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

Two Sept. 24 letters about culling seals in response to the recent shark events leave me astonished that people still believe we can manage nature. It rarely works.As an avid surfer and waterman for many years on the Cape, I believe that if we let nature take its course, eventually balance will be attained…

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Highway fatalities far outnumber shark attacks »

Saturday October 06, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

As someone who believes in the importance of a healthy ocean environment, I am concerned about recent calls to cull the seal population that has recolonized on Cape Cod.We can all sympathize with the recent death of Arthur Medici at Newcomb Hollow Beach from the bite of a great white shark and the terrible…

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Shark group meets behind closed doors »

Friday October 05, 2018 - 8:18:24 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

CHATHAM — The regional shark working group met Tuesday behind closed doors to discuss the two shark attacks this summer, including the first fatal attack in Massachusetts in 82 years.Arthur Medici, 26, of Revere, died Sept. 15 after being bitten by a great white shark while boogie boarding…

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Shark behavior will steer Skomal’s next study Shark behavior »

Friday October 05, 2018 - 12:30:14 pm | via Wicked Local Cape Cod »

BREWSTER—State biologist and shark researcher Greg Skomal at a benefit event for Cape Cod Museum of Natural History provided more details about his upcoming study that will look at behavioral patterns of great whites.Data collection for the Cape’s five-year white shark population study…

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White Shark Strands on Chatham Beach, Rescuers Converge »

Thursday October 04, 2018 - 8:23:54 am | via Cape Cod Today »

Deck: Team effort to rescue, revive and release the shark…Towns: ChathamTopic: NewsHub Category: OutdoorsAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Team effort to rescue, revive and release the shark…Main Image: Main Image Credit: Rescuers prepare to release…

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Should we just ignore the scientific record? »

Wednesday October 03, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I find Thomas Gelsthorpe’s Sept. 19 column on sharks and storms a little offensive. Mr. Gelsthorpe rambles on about several historical events, recalling shark bites, storms and other natural disasters as if they were pleasant memories. He then advises us to think critically about information overload.…

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Beachgoers are safe if they read and heed »

Wednesday October 03, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

When I was hiking in Western Massachusetts and I saw the sign “Caution: Rattlesnakes in the ledges,” I chose a different trail.When I stood by the edge of a pond in Jacksonville, Florida, and saw a sign that said, “Do not feed the crocodiles - no swimming,” I stopped standing…

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It’s the sharks’ world; we just live in it »

Tuesday October 02, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I was recently struck by the confluence of the following: the May 24 letter “Quit monitoring sharks and just kill the seals,” predicting that Cape Cod tourism was one shark-related death from oblivion; a letter to the editor of the Cape Codder suggesting that we “harvest”…

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We must learn to adapt to coexist on this Earth »

Tuesday October 02, 2018 - 4:01:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

The death of a young man at Newcomb Hollow in Wellfleet was tragic. I find it extremely offensive that every newspaper story quoted County Commissioner Ron Beaty, who immediately blamed federal, state and local officials.When I was a child there were no seals or sharks in Cape waters, but through…

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