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WATCH: 10 Must-See Videos of Sharks Seen Off the Massachusetts Coast

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    Chasing, Tracking Sharks on Cape Cod

    A team of shark-lovers hits the waves to track and catalog the sharks that enter Massachusetts waters. (Published Monday, Aug. 6, 2018)

    Summer is shark season in Massachusetts, and particularly Cape Cod.

    So far this summer, there have been dozens of shark sightings, some of which have even prompted beach closures.

    Below are some of the wildest shark videos we've gathered in recent years, based on encounters with local residents:

    1. RAW VIDEO: Great White Shark Bites Fishing Line Off Cape Cod, July 6, 2018:

    Fishing Boat Reels in White SharkFishing Boat Reels in White Shark

    The encounter was just one of three great white shark sightings off Cape Cod on Thursday.

    (Published Friday, July 6, 2018)
     

    2. White Shark Attacks Seal Off Cape Cod, Oct. 23, 2017:

    WATCH: White Shark Attacks Seal Off Cape CodWATCH: White Shark Attacks Seal Off Cape Cod

    The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy captured a white shark eating a seal off the coast of Chatham, Massachusetts over the weekend.

    (Published Monday, Oct. 23, 2017)

    3. Cape Cod Beach Closes After Shark Bites Paddleboard, Aug. 23, 2017:

    Cape Cod Beach Closed After Shark Bites PaddleboardCape Cod Beach Closed After Shark Bites Paddleboard

    A beach on the Cape Cod National Seashore is closed Wednesday after a shark bit a paddleboard, authorities confirm.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017)

    4. ‘Blood Everywhere’: Shark Attacks Seal Near Cape Cod Surfers, Aug. 21, 2017:

    Shark Attacks Seal Near Swimmers on Cape CodShark Attacks Seal Near Swimmers on Cape Cod

    A shark attacked a seal several feet away from swimmers and surfers in the water off Nauset Beach in Cape Cod.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017)
     

    5. Great White Captured Jumping Out of Water in Cape Cod Bay, Aug. 13, 2017: 

    Great White Captured Jumping Out of WaterGreat White Captured Jumping Out of Water

    A fishing crew off the coast of Massachusetts spotted a couple of great whites this weekend in Cape Cod Bay and captured an amazing video!

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017)
     

    6. RAW VIDEO: Great White Sharks Feed on Whale Off Cape Cod, Aug. 11, 2017: 

    Whale Watchers Spot Sharks Eating MinkeWhale Watchers Spot Sharks Eating Minke

    The people on board a Cape Cod whale watch boat saw a pair of great white sharks eating a dead minke whale Friday.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 11, 2017)

    7. Video Shows Shark Chomp Down on GoPro Off Cape Cod, Aug. 2, 2017:

    RAW VIDEO: Cape Cod Shark vs. GoProRAW VIDEO: Cape Cod Shark vs. GoPro

    Department of Marine Fisheries Scientist Greg Skomal was using his GoPro to track white sharks off Cape Cod when the shark approached his camera.

    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017)

    8. Family Spots Shark Off the Coast of Cohasset and Scituate, June 26, 2017: 

    Family Spots Shark Off Mass. CoastFamily Spots Shark Off Mass. Coast

    The Osbourne family spotted a great white shark off the coast of Cohasset and Scituate over the weekend.

    (Published Monday, June 26, 2017)

    9. GoPro Catches Shark Eating Seal, Aug. 10, 2016:

    GoPro Catches Shark Eating SealGoPro Catches Shark Eating Seal

    Dr. Greg Skomal of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries was working with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy when he got the shark footage.
    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016)
     

    10. 6-Year-Old Catches Great White Shark While Fishing Off Cape, July 12, 2016: 

    6-Year-Old Catches Great White Shark While Fishing Off Cape 6-Year-Old Catches Great White Shark While Fishing Off Cape

    A 6-year-old boy caught a great white shark off Cape Cod while fishing on Saturday.

    (Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018)

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