March 10, 2014 –
A 2,000-pound great white shark named Lydia is set to become the first of her kind to cross the Atlantic ocean.
Lydia was tagged with a satellite tag off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida in March 2013 as a part of a nonprofit ocean research project called Ocearch. Since then she has traveled 4,800 kilometres (3,000 miles) from where she was tagged, and is about 1,600 kilometres (1,000 miles) away from County Cork in Ireland.
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