BOSTON (CBS) – Scientists tracking a couple of Great White Sharks that spent part of the summer off Cape Cod say the sharks have turned up off the coast of northern Florida.
This past summer, researchers with OCEARCH attached sophisticated tracking devices to a 16-foot, 3500-lb. female Great White named Mary Lee and a 15-foot, 2500-lb. female named Genie.READ MORE: I-Team: Judge Denies State Police Request To Delay Vaccine Mandate
On Friday night, researchers received a ping from Genie off the coast of northern Florida around Jacksonville.READ MORE: 'He Never Would Tell Us': Gardner Museum Hopeful For New Info After Death Of Connecticut Mobster
On Saturday morning, Mary Lee showed up just north off the Georgia coast around Brunswick.
The scientists are expected to spend part of the winter down south tracking the sharks.MORE NEWS: 'Excited For The Future': Team IMPACT Celebrates 10 Years At Gillette Stadium
They hope their research will go a long way toward solving the puzzle of these huge fish that prowl the New England coast in the summer and travel more than a thousand miles south for the winter.