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DNA testing on shark tooth after attack on the Cape

September 12, 2019


(DN) AFTER A SHARK BIT A MAN IN THE WATERS OFF THE CAPE– RESEARCHERS ARE GETTING A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO FIGURE OUT WHICH SPECIES OF SHARK ATTACKED WILLIAM LYTTON (PL) THIS IS ALL THANKS TO D-N-A TESTING OF THE EVIDENCE LEFT BEHIND ON THAT AUGUST DAY. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER MICHAELA MACDONALD IS LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM WITH THE UPDATE (MM) WHEN THAT SHARK BIT LYTTON IN THE WATERS OFF TRURO— IT LEFT BEHIND PIECES OF ITS TEETH. SOMETHING RESEARCHERS ARE PLANNING TO ANALYZE. ACCORDING TO THE BOSTON HERALD, MARINE BIOLOGIST AND SHARK EXPERT GREGORY SKOMAL WILL COLLECT THE SHARK TOOTH FRAGMENTS THIS WEEK… AND DNA TESTING WILL BE DONE TO CONFIRM THAT THIS WAS A GREAT WHITE SHARK— AND POSSIBLY TELL THE SIZE OF THE SHARK. THE MAN WHO WAS BITTEN BY THE SHARK— WILLIAM LYTTON— UNDERWENT PHYSICAL THERAPY AT SPAULDING REHAB IN BOSTON AFTER A NUMBER OF SURGERIES. HE SAID HE PUNCHED THE SHARK IN THE GILLS TO ESCAPE AND ESTIMATES HE WAS ONLY ABOUT 10 FEET FROM SHORE WHEN HE WAS ATTACKED ON AUGUST 15TH. LYTTON SPOKE ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCE ON CBS THIS MORNING LAST MONTH I felt like I was in a wrestling match because this animal was trying to flip me (BL) (MM) ACCORDING THE BOSTON HERALD– LYTTON WILL RECEIVE THOSE SHARK TEETH BACK WHEN RESEARCHERS ARE DONE WITH THEM.. HE PLANS TO MAKE JEWELRY OUT OF THEM. MICHAELA MACDONALD EYEWITNEWSS NEWS.

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  • Reply Prez September 10, 2018 at 2:20 pm

    The attacks will only increase untill the numbers are culled. Mark my words ye crunchy granola bars.

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