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Two great white sharks tracked near Grand Strand

Great white shark Savannah was tagged near Hilton Head last month. (Source: OCEARCH/R.Snow) Great white shark Savannah was tagged near Hilton Head last month. (Source: OCEARCH/R.Snow)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Two great white sharks were tracking a little closer to the Grand Strand on Tuesday.

According to information from the OCEARCH website, the shark named Savannah pinged off the Myrtle Beach area’s shores at 8:57 a.m. Tuesday.

A little further south, Hilton pinged near Georgetown at 8:17 a.m.

Both sharks were tagged by OCEARCH last month near Hilton Head.

OCEARCH, a non-profit organization that catches and studies great white sharks, worked along the coast of South Carolina in March for the first time.

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