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-- -- on the water because of this.
To black schools of black tipped sharks off the coast of Florida during spring break.
Thousands of these sharks swimming and a -- -- attack is closes ten to fifteen feet from the shore.
Lifeguards closed several beaches in response George Burgess is the director of the Florida program for shark research George welcome good having -- this morning.
-- agree with your -- so what's the what's the deal here how many are out there are they really posing a threat to swimmers and what kind of -- Saturday.
Or about this time every year we -- it an aggregation of sharks.
Usually a thousand or more.
In this area.
And they are in fact black -- Spinner sharks.
There essentially waiting for.
The water temperatures to warm just to the north of there and will begin their annual south to north.
And that migration will bring those animals.
Up to the East Coast Florida and and it and eventually.
Throughout the the southern end and and middle United States -- It's the beginning of their run but right now they're sort of calling good.
Calling up and in in in the in numbers waiting for their chance to to head north.
Now we'll find that perspective it's fascinating.
Just following the migration of these.
Amazing animals as they move their way up but the other prospective parent you know minor one -- -- -- even looking forward to file on time -- their clothes in the beaches.
Do people need to be concerned -- these sharks any danger he immense.
The the sharks right.
Now our -- our not that special danger to humans.
Of course any shark that gets about six feet or longer is a potential dangers simply because they have.
-- that are big enough to do some damage but these -- officiating sharks and and they don't normally go after human beings that said.
The -- safety folks.
Get a little nervous when when the numbers increase in an area and as a precautionary measures certainly yesterday they the closed the couple beaches.
But obviously since they opened them -- today they feel better about things -- that.
Generally these things are staying a little bit farther offshore rather than right in the in the serves on health.
Latest -- fish for them to eat and and I -- in anybody's ankle.
So far so good -- is a fascinating migration thanks so much for being let us.
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