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  1. Beaches closed in Eastham, Barnstable after great white shark sightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Coast Guard Beach in Eastham was closed to swimmers for an hour Friday afternoon after a great white shark was spotted swimming 50 yards offshore. Hours earlier, beachgoers in another Cape Cod town, Barnstable, were alerted because of a sighting there.


  2. Shark sighting forces beach closure at Race Point in ProvincetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A shark was spotted in the waters off Race Point Beach Thursday around 3:45 p.m., according to the Cape Cod National Seashore. It was one of at least 11 shark sightings reported on the Cape by late Thursday afternoon, according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy's Sharktivity website and app.


  3. We need more details' about Cape shark attack before determining species, shark expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    The state's leading shark expert said he's waiting to collect additional information about a shark attack that happened off a Truro beach Wednesday afternoon before he can determine what type of shark may have been responsible for biting a man less than 100 feet from shore. "We need more details," Greg Skomal, a senior biologist with the state Division of Marine Fisheries, said in a telephone interview Thursday.


  4. Man apparently bitten by shark at Cape Cod beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 |

    A 61-year-old man suffered puncture wounds to his hip and torso late Wednesday afternoon in a shark attack on Cape Cod and flown by helicopter to a Boston hospital for treatment, according to officials. Truro Assistant Harbormaster Gary Sharpless said a man was bitten by a shark near Long Nook Beach, a town beach in Truro.


  5. 5th great white shark tagged off Cape CodRead the original story

    Monday Jul 30 |

    Swimmers were ordered out of the waters of the Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro after researchers spotted a great white shark swimming near them around 12:45 p.m., according to the Cape Cod National Seashore. In a posting on the app of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, rangers from the seashore tweeted "confirmed shark report from life guard [and] plane circling over head...Swimming closed for one hour."


  6. Ai Weiwei visits the Fine Arts Work CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 |

    "Rebar and Case," Ai Weiwei's exhibition at Provincetown's Fine Arts Work Center, springs from the moment when his practice slammed into the brick wall of the Chinese government. Last weekend, the internationally known artist and political activist was in town for the show's opening, staying at a cottage here.


  7. Drone video shows shark eating seal off Cape Cod beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 |

    In his 10 years as a photographer and videographer, it was by far "the craziest thing" Chris Palermo had ever filmed: a large great white shark enjoying a meal in its natural habitat off Cape Cod. "I've filmed a lot of crazy and ugly instances over the years," said Palermo, who once worked in the news industry.


  8. First great white of the season tagged by experts off Cape CodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 |

    The first great white shark of the season was tagged in Cape Cod waters this week by state marine biologist Greg Skomal and his research partners from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy . The conservancy said Monday on Twitter that a tracking device was successfully attached to a roughly 11-foot shark swimming a quarter-mile from the Truro shoreline.


  9. There have been 7 shark sightings in 2 days on the Cape - and more are expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 |

    In just two days as many as seven great white sharks have been spotted cruising off the Cape Cod shoreline, sharing the warming waters with seals, fish - and holidaymaking humans. To Greg Skomal, the state's marine biologist, the white sharks are now a standard part of summer in Massachusetts.


  10. White sharks spotted off Nauset, Truro beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 |

    At least one white shark was spotted off the shores of two beaches on Cape Cod Monday, according to shark researchers.


  11. Bird sightings on Cape CodRead the original story

    May 28, 2018 |

    Warbler migration hit its peak, with 24 species including Cape May, bay-breasted, Blackburnian, Nashville, Canada, and Wilson's reported throughout the area. Sightings from Race Point in Provincetown included 4 sooty shearwater, 3 Manx shearwater, 152 parasitic jaegers, 4 razorbills, a common murre, 7 Iceland gulls, 9 lesser black-backed gulls, a glaucous gull, a black tern, 2,400 common terns, a snowy owl, and a cliff swallow.


  12. Bird sightings on Cape CodRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 |

    Highlights from the 23rd annual Truro Christmas Bird count included a king eider, 2 Barrow's goldeneyes, 2 snowy owls, and a saltmarsh sparrow at Great Island in Wellfleet, another snowy owl on Pilgrim Lake in Truro, plus overall count highlights of 2 American woodcocks, a Wilson's snipe, 11 Virginia rails, a dovekie, a common murre, a bald eagle, 6 Northern saw-whet owls, a yellow-bellied sapsucker, a common raven, 3 marsh wrens, 30 hermit thrushes, and an orange-crowned warbler. Bald eagles were widely reported during the deep freeze, with sightings of 5 at Nye Pond in Sandwich, up to 4 in Mashpee, and scattered individuals in Harwich, Dennis, Falmouth, and elsewhere.


  13. Bird sightings on Cape CodRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2017 |

    Amazing numbers of seasonally rare neotropical migrants continued in the area, including summer tanagers in Harwich and Wellfleet, white-eyed vireos in Chatham, Falmouth, and Orleans, a Cape May warbler and an ovenbird in Chatham, and a rose-breasted grosbeak at Wellfleet Bay sanctuary. Race Point birds included a king eider, 2,800 red-breasted mergansers, 110 red-throated loons, a sooty shearwater, 14 great shearwaters, 40 Manx shearwaters, 4 dovekies, 31 common murres, a thick-billed murre, 50 razorbills, 375 black-legged kittiwakes, 22 Iceland gulls, 2 snowy owls, a merlin, a peregrine falcon, and 130 snow buntings.


  14. Dog accidentally shot by hunter in Cape CodRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 |

    A dog was shot after a hunter mistook him for a deer while legally hunting in a wooded area in Cape Cod late last week, police said. The dog, a weimaraner named Henry, was shot Friday afternoon in his upper right leg around 2:36 p.m. in Truro and was transported to the Eastham Veterinary Clinic for treatment, police said in a statement.


  15. Bird sightingsRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2017 |

    Notable highlights last week included two cackling geese in Dighton; a well-documented short-tailed shearwater off Race Pont in Provincetown among the continued presence of large numbers of other shearwaters and jaegers, including a long-tailed jaeger; a brown pelican off Spectacle Island in Boston Harbor; a scissor-tailed flycatcher in the vicinity of the Old North Cemetery in North Truro; a LeConte's sparrow at the Bolton Flats Wildlife Management Area; and a painted bunting at the Cape Cod Organic Farm in Barnstable.


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