We occasionally tell you about great white shark sightings along the North and South Carolina shores. It’s not all that uncommon for one to ping or even be seen swimming in the ocean. But this was a rare sighting by a couple from Virginia. While out for a walk on the Outer Banks they came across a 6-foot Great White that had washed up on the beach.

Shelling right now and rolled up on this big boy!! Rip mr shark!! But just think this is what swims with us!!! It’s their ocean we are the visitors!! Was cool to see!!!

Posted by Dana Rose on Sunday, February 6, 2022

The chance encounter occurred on Sunday, Feb. 6, at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Dana Rose who came across the shark with her boyfriend posted the photos to Facebook.  It turns out to be deceased young great white shark that washed up on the North Carolina beach. Great White’s when full-grown can be up to 20 feet long.


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