Kayaker likely wasn’t chased by great white shark, expert says
The kayaker who raced to shore in Orleans may have been chased by a plankton-eating basking shark, the state’s shark expert said today.
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Kayaker tailed by the shark, ‘paddled like there was no tomorrow’
Walter Szulc Jr. was about 50 yards off Nauset Beach when he noticed a man on a standup paddleboard pointing at something just behind him.
Great white sighting at Nauset Beach deters few
Thousands of people packed one of the Cape’s most popular beaches - Nauset in Orleans - a day after a great white shark approached a kayaker.
(Photo by Shelly Negrotti)
Great white sharks spotted off Chatham coast
Two great white sharks were spotted off the coast of Chatham on Thursday, the first documented sightings of the 2012 summer season, according to the Sandwich-based Cape Cod Shark Hunters.