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Old 11-07-2013, 04:55 PM
 
Location: N.Charleston,SC
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I would say yes,,,I dont think there is another breed of shark in our southern waters that "can" eat a dolphin.......
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:54 PM
 
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Did Mary Lee snack on this dolphin found washed up at Hunting Island Lighthouse which is next to where Mary Lee was pinging?
Story: Shark Attack News: Photo: Did the Famed Great White Mary Lee Have Part of This Dolphin for Lunch?
Probably Mary Lee or one of the other, countless white sharks swimming around our coast.
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Old 11-08-2013, 04:04 AM
 
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I would say yes,,,I dont think there is another breed of shark in our southern waters that "can" eat a dolphin.......
There are plenty of big tiger sharks swimming in these waters. They could easily take a dolphin. Or, even a large bull shark.
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Old 11-08-2013, 06:01 AM
 
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There are plenty of big tiger sharks swimming in these waters. They could easily take a dolphin. Or, even a large bull shark.
Don't forget the delicious mako shark...
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Old 11-08-2013, 09:34 AM
 
Location: Charleston, SC
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Did Mary Lee snack on this dolphin found washed up at Hunting Island Lighthouse which is next to where Mary Lee was pinging?
Story: Shark Attack News: Photo: Did the Famed Great White Mary Lee Have Part of This Dolphin for Lunch?
It was later updated to be something closer to home.

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EDIT 11/07 at around midnight EST: We just received word from Walt who runs Beaufort Online and he advised us that the photo was actually from Folly Beach and was taken on 11/01/2013. For some reason, the photo was posted to his page with erroneous information.

Sooo, with that said, it would appear that Ms. Mary Lee is most likely exonerated from this horrific mammal crime. We apologize for any inconvenience or nightmares this story may have caused and we extend our thanks to Walt for setting the record straight.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:30 PM
 
Location: N.Charleston,SC
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,,,some people just dont know about sharks
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:36 PM
 
Location: Meggett, SC
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Well, speaking of sharks, seems like we got some new ones out there in our SC waters.

New hammerhead shark species found off South Carolina | Fox News
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When new species are found near populated areas, they are often small and inconspicuous, not, for example, a hammerhead shark.

But that's exactly what a team of researchers discovered along the coast of South Carolina. The new species looks virtually identical to the scalloped hammerhead, but is genetically distinct, and contains about 10 fewer vertebrae, or segments of backbone, new research shows.

The new species, named the Carolina hammerhead (Sphyrna gilbert), gives birth to shark "pups" in estuaries near the shore off the Carolinas, according to a study published in August in the journal Zootaxa.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:54 PM
 
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That poor dolphin. I hope he's okay. Ha.
I have been out on Hunting Island Beach 4 times this week, watching dolphins, so I was bummed when I saw one had been snacked on. Poor little bugger.
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Old 11-08-2013, 09:00 PM
 
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,,,some people just dont know about sharks
Please add a bit more information to the above, abbreviated post.

I am left wondering what you are talking about. There are several shark species that are capable of preying on dolphin...those mentioned here all do...the bull, the tiger, as well as the mako (although they tend to be a bluewater species). I also think everyone should know that there are a good number of white sharks nearshore...not just one or two tagged specimens.

Or are you referring to something else? The drive-by post you made leaves us wondering if there is a real point to be made.
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:55 AM
 
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I would say yes,,,I dont think there is another breed of shark in our southern waters that "can" eat a dolphin.......
I think I get it now...just re-read your quote above...that statement in turn makes your quote below ring even more true (just not in the way you intended)...



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,,,some people just dont know about sharks
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