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Great white shark spotted among Calif. surfers
CBS News ^ | September 2, 2011

Posted on 09/04/2011 6:02:47 PM PDT by george76

Two miles of beach in San Diego were open Friday despite a series of recent shark sightings. One shark was caught in a photo Wednesday.

Its tail fin can clearly be seen in the photo...Experts identified it as a 10- to 12-foot great white.

There have been three confirmed shark sightings along that coastline in a week.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Outdoors; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: ar; greatwhite; shark; sharks; sharksightings

1 posted on 09/04/2011 6:02:52 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Were going to need a bigger board.


2 posted on 09/04/2011 6:05:30 PM PDT by Patrick1 ("The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: george76
The red circle is kind of superfluous...


3 posted on 09/04/2011 6:09:18 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: george76

Encinitas - he’s got a long way to swim to get to Santa Cruz.


4 posted on 09/04/2011 6:09:51 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: george76

it’s pretty clear from the photo that he’s hanging fin


5 posted on 09/04/2011 6:10:03 PM PDT by icanhasbailout
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To: george76

Shhh - this is an evil Republican trick to reduce the “hey dude” surfer liberal vote.....these are the same sharks who that idiot congressman said still swim the slave trade routes looking for bodies thrown overboard no doubt.


6 posted on 09/04/2011 6:12:58 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright
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To: george76
"Great white shark spotted among Calif. surfers"

Surfing sharks! Does it get any cooler than that?


7 posted on 09/04/2011 6:14:40 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (It's fun to play with your vision, but don't ever play with your eyes.-1970's PSA)
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To: george76
At least it wasn't an octopus, they're sneaky.


8 posted on 09/04/2011 6:16:32 PM PDT by death2tyrants
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To: george76

Watch. Some imbecile will tie this to global warming, er, climate change.


9 posted on 09/04/2011 6:16:54 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Patrick1
Were going to need a bigger board.

LOL. Good one.

10 posted on 09/04/2011 6:20:51 PM PDT by newheart (When does policy become treason?)
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To: george76

and if that surfer knew they would jump the shark.


11 posted on 09/04/2011 6:22:10 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Joe 6-pack

WOW


12 posted on 09/04/2011 6:24:26 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: johniegrad

They are way ahead of you. Three articles listed here already:
http://www.numberwatch.co.uk/warmlist.htm


13 posted on 09/04/2011 6:26:50 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: george76

hmmm, yesterday I was on a paddleboard at the entrance of the Santa Cruz harbor watching some larger waves roll in right at high tide. All of a sudden a couple of big striper jumped out of the water next to me going someplace in a hurry; I was sitting and reached up to grab and slapped one as it went by, it was that close. It occurred to me it was probably trying to get away from something bigger...I got a move on and stood up to ride the swell coming in.

...and then out of the corner of my eye saw a large shape in the water splash up at the surface a few feet away...a big sea lion. Guess that’s what the striper were evading. I sure thought it was going to be a shark story. At that moment tho...my 12’ SUP didn’t seem quite big enough.


14 posted on 09/04/2011 6:33:49 PM PDT by no-s (B.L.O.A.T. and every day...because some day soon they won't be making any more...for you.)
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To: george76

They need one of these!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8GaDuCvYbE

Great whites haul ass for deep water when this happens!


15 posted on 09/04/2011 6:38:55 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (I Stand With Sarah!)
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To: george76

16 posted on 09/04/2011 6:46:20 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: george76

it’s the democrat california patio lizards that are dangerous.


17 posted on 09/04/2011 6:46:20 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: george76

I think it’s another attempt by Darryl Hannah to get noticed.


18 posted on 09/04/2011 6:53:50 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: george76

Whoa, the surfers don’t just have the munchies they are the munchies....very Zen.


19 posted on 09/04/2011 6:57:49 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: george76

The Great White shark dislikes liberal meat. Unfortunately that was all that was available in California.


20 posted on 09/04/2011 6:59:45 PM PDT by federal__reserve
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To: george76
Many years ago I went to the Navy's Deep Water Environmental Survival Trainin School. It was combine with SERE, but that's a whole 'nuther story:)

Anyway, they dropped us off the back of a fast boat in full flight gear and a parachute harness. We'd free ourselves from the harness, inflate the preserver etc.

Each of us was given a piece of Wrigleys Chewing Gum. It was the US Navy's official shark repellent. Our instructions were to remain perfectly still, and chew the hell out of that gum to relieve stress.

I had a whole bunch of stress. There were sharks EVERYWHERE. Not 3 minutes went buy that I didn't see at least one. I also saw a couple of big one's like the one in this picture.

A couple of weeks later I found myself at the San Diego aquarium. They had a stuffed Great White on display that had been caught right off the coast...snagged in a fishing net.

28ft long. 3,800 pounds. The liver weighed 850lbs.

I haven't set foot in salt water since. Never will again.

FAR, FAR more traumatic than the Water Board.

21 posted on 09/04/2011 7:09:49 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner
Hey shipmate.
Went off that same boat 30 years ago.

Didn't give us any gum - just said "jump!" and wait for the helo. Never saw a shark (October).
SERE/DWEST was a great time... waterboarded twice.

22 posted on 09/04/2011 7:14:52 PM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Don’t P in the water...sharks zero in on it.


23 posted on 09/04/2011 7:18:36 PM PDT by barbarianbabs
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To: Patrick1

Show me the way to go home;
I’m tired and I wanna go to bed.
I had another drink about an hour ago,
and it went right to my head.

Wherever I may roam,
o’er land, or sea, or foam,
You can always hear me singin’ this song:
Show me the way to go home.


24 posted on 09/04/2011 7:26:43 PM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 9/4/11, 429/504 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (Nov 6 2012))
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To: All
Lets see Ban fishing for Great Whites.

Now Great Whites are sighted along the coast.

The Rats in Sacramento are a bunch of idiots, what did they think would happen?

25 posted on 09/04/2011 8:02:52 PM PDT by troy McClure
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To: george76

No doubt!

26 posted on 09/04/2011 8:03:00 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: george76

I don’t know. That photo seems faked. Why would a shark be swimming in a breaking wave? What about that guy just standing there? It would appear that he’s only a few feet from the head and might notice something, maybe?


27 posted on 09/04/2011 8:26:32 PM PDT by Round 9
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To: george76

The tail fin looks a bit to thin to be a Great White.


28 posted on 09/04/2011 9:11:17 PM PDT by Bud Krieger (Another President , another idiot......)
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To: george76
What's old is new...

Watson & The Shark
John Singleton Copley
~1778~

29 posted on 09/04/2011 9:17:54 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Round 9

I doubt it is altered.

Lotsa shark food including migrating whales, porpoises, seals, various fish, surfers and swimmers, etc.


30 posted on 09/04/2011 9:23:03 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Ah ... er ... um ... real surfers come in ALL political stripes. Especially the older ones (the guys who are still surfing in their 40s, 50s, and 60s). Just FYI!


31 posted on 09/05/2011 2:54:58 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Patrick1

lolz


32 posted on 09/05/2011 4:38:54 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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