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27Speaks: Dun Dun: Long Island’s Summer Of The Shark

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authorStaff Writer on Aug 18, 2022

The editors discuss the “Summer of the Shark.” Shark sightings and bites have caused beach closures on Long Island this summer, and two deceased juvenile white sharks washed up on South Fork beaches. The increased presence of sharks nearshore is the result of conservation efforts and a sign of a healthy marine ecosystem.

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