Annual Shark Migration Swarms Florida Coast

They only look scary, say biologists
By Steve Vivian,  Newser User
Posted Feb 19, 2011 1:36 PM CST Posted Feb 19, 2011 1:36 PM CST
Promoted on Newser Feb 19, 2011 2:03 PM CST

Large schools containing thousands of migrating sharks are once again appearing off the coast of Palm Beach County and other southern Florida beaches—sometimes right along the shore, reports NBC. As large numbers of black tip and spinner sharks make their annual trek northward for warmer waters, biologists have tried to get the word out that these sharks are not dangerous. If they do get confused and bite a human, experts say they will nip and not chomp, and their bites should not be life threatening. (More sharks stories.)

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