9 Great white sharks suddenly show up near the Carolinas

Nine sharks tagged by the ocean data-gathering organization OCEARCH have appeared near the coast in a five-day span, including two that are about 12 feet long.

OUTER BANKS, N.C. (AP) – It’s not officially Shark Week but for trackers along the East Coast, several great white sharks are putting on a show.

The Charlotte Observer reports nine sharks tagged by the ocean data-gathering organization OCEARCH have appeared near the coast in a five-day span, including two that are about 12 feet (3.66 meters) long.

Three sharks ping off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina

We’re often amazed when we get an OCEARCH ping from just one shark. Well, how about three? Caper, Cabot and Shaw are swimming in the waters off our coasts!  READ MORE