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Shark makes stunning 4,000-mile trek across ocean—but why?

Source: phys.org

A 10-foot tiger shark fitted with a satellite tracker has stunned researchers by proving the species is capable of crossing entire oceans.

The nonprofit OCEARCH, which documented the trek, says the female shark named Sereia made a 4,000-mile transoceanic journey from Africa, across the Indian Ocean, to within 800 miles of Indonesia’s coast.

In doing so, she showed “the range tiger sharks are capable of covering,” OCEARCH said. MORE

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