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3,500-pound great white shark enters waters off SC coast

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The great white shark known as Mary Lee is checked on an OCEARCH research vessel. OCEARCH

Mary Lee is a massive 16-foot, 3,500-pound shark who has repeatedly pinged her location around the Lowcountry since she was originally tagged by OCEARCH in 2012.

According to OCEARCH tracking, Mary Lee has been spotted between the Georgia and South Carolina coast since early September. She pinged her location around the Tybee Island area Sept. 9.

Mary Lee is quite the mover. Within 72 hours, she traveled 119 miles, according to OCEARCH tracking. Since she was first tagged, Mary Lee traveled over 34,175 miles through the Atlantic, as far south as the Bahamas and as far north as the Massachusetts area.

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Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/state/south-carolina/article104609016.html#storylink=cpy

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