NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! In advance of Labor Day, shark sightings off the coast of the East Coast have increased significantly.
According to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app, there have been eight confirmed sightings and four detections off the Massachusetts Cape Cod beaches during the last two days.
The buoys in the area were used to follow Web, Warren, Cow, and Copy Cat, with detections on Sunday at North Beach Island and Nauset public beach.
TWO SHARK ATTACKS ON MYRTLE BEACH ON THE SAME DAY
At South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach on Monday, two swimmers were bitten farther down the shore.
Karen Sites, a resident of Pittsburgh, required several stitches for her arm.
She told WPDE-TV, “I just felt something bite me and there was a shark on my arm .”
At Alabama Beach, a GIGANTIC HAMMERHEAD SHARK CHAses Stingrays as Swimmers Run Away.
A bite to the leg happened to another person.
This summer’s earlier shark attacks compelled authorities to temporarily close beaches.
Human shark attacks are nevertheless uncommon.