Shark tracker unveils great whites' secrets

US scientists have found a way to keep track of white sharks movements and enable internet users to join their journey.

Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 09:58
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Researchers at the University of North Florida’s shark biology programme intend to boost a limited supply of recorded scientific data on great whites by tagging “Katherine,” a white shark who is helping researches compile secrets about the predator.

Every time Katherine surfaces, the tag send a signal to a satellite, allowing anyone to go online and follow updates on Katherine and other great whites.

Al-Jazeera’s Julia Yarbough reports from Florida.


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