URI Tracks Mako Sharks

URI Tracks Mako Sharks

  First published in the Providence Journal 9/6/20. Story and photos copyright Hugh Markey. URI Professor Brad Wetherbee seems to think his favorite shark may need a better press agent. “Makos are like a high-performance car, like a Lamborghini. They’re fast, fast, fast,” he says, lightly pounding the rail of the boat for emphasis. “Certainly, these makos are impressive animals. They get to be 13 feet long and 1400 pounds. […]

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