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Shark found off Cape Cod beach

The shark was found on First Encounter Beach in Eastham on July 1.
Credit: Atlantic White Shark Conservancy

EASTHAM, Mass. — A shark was found off of a beach on an Eastham beach Thursday in Massachusetts. 

According to Atlantic White Shark Conservancy's Twitter page, they received word of a shark stranding off of First Encounter Beach. 

Officials said that the porbeagle shark was found dead as responders arrived at the beach. 

The shark will receive a necropsy by Scientists from the NOAA Fisheries Service Apex Predator Program. 

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