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Mary Lee returns to the East Coast

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Mary Lee's current location off the coast, south of Murrells Inlet. Photo Source: http://www.ocearch.org/#Home Mary Lee's current location off the coast, south of Murrells Inlet. Photo Source: http://www.ocearch.org/#Home
Photo Source: http://www.ocearch.org/#Home Photo Source: http://www.ocearch.org/#Home

NORTH CAROLINA COAST (WMBF) – Great white shark Mary Lee has made her way back through Myrtle Beach, according to ocearch.org, which tracks great white sharks.

Mary Lee is 16 feet in length, and weighs 3,456 pounds. She travels as average of 58.674 miles per day. She was spotted Monday, October 21 at 11:54 p.m. south of Wilmington just of the coast off Carolina Beach in North Carolina. By Oct 25 at 11:52 p.m, she pinged just south of Murrell's Inlet along the coastline.

According to ocear.org, Mary Lee was named after OCEARCH expedition leader Chris Fischer's mother. "My parents have done so much. I was waiting and waiting for a special shark to name after her, and this is truly the most historic and legendary fish I have ever been a part of, and it set the tone for Cape Cod," said Fischer.

Mary Lee was tagged in Cape Cod in September of  2012. The site also mentions that she is near the coastline in North Carolina.

You can track Mary Lee and many other sharks on the Ocearch website here:

http://www.ocearch.org/

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