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Sharks move toward southeast Georgia

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Capt. Mike Taylor, Tybee Ocean Rescue Capt. Mike Taylor, Tybee Ocean Rescue
TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

According to the shark research website Ocearch, Mary Lee, a 16-foot great white shark, is heading back our way.

Mary Lee is about 95 miles off the coast of Savannah and 100 miles from Jacksonville. She has been tracked to southeast Georgia twice before. Genie, a 14-foot shark, is close behind her. Tybee Ocean Rescue says there is no reason to be concerned.

"For whatever reason, we just don't have issue with sharks. I don't think we will ever have an issue with a great white being too close to shore where she is going to be a problem for us. We are not the tasty morsel in her food chain, " said Capt. Mike Taylor, Tybee Ocean Rescue.

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