Shark off South Florida's coast swam all the way from Canada

Shark off South Florida’s coast swam all the way from Canada

(As originally published with bells and whistles, Mon, January 24th 2022, 11:51 AM EST)

VERO BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — A ten-foot shark traveled more than 2,500 miles south over the past four months and is now swimming off the coast of Vero Beach.

The oceanic scientific organization OCEARCH reports Sable — as she’s known — pinged in our area, Monday Morning.

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Shark off South Florida's coast swam all the way from Canada
Sable the shark – shown last September – is visiting the Vero Beach coast from Canada, Jan. 24, 2022. (OCEARCH)

On Sept. 13, Sable’s tag pinged off Nova Scotia, Canada. OCEARCH got a close-up look at her, back then. They reported Sable to be a female juvenile, ten feet long and weighing 800 pounds.

Click here to track Sable’s movements. The information comes from her pings.

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