Love the Ocean, Wish You Were Here–In My Belly

by Owen James Burke

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White sharks habitually scan the shallow sandbars off Cape Cod for seals and other prey. Being so large, it’s no surprise that they’d leave a trail of sand, but a heart? Perhaps it’s this guy’s way of thanking the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy for all their hard work. Photo: ©Wayne Davis/Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) often spots white sharks leaving trails in the sand as they track through the shallows off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, but this near perfect heart shape drawn last week is a first.

AWSC Pilot Wayne Davis has snapped quite a few remarkable photos this year. Back in August, he captured a phenomenal series of a white shark thinning the grey seal population off the Cape (be forewarned, it’s a little gory).

Learn more about the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy on their website, and stay updated on Twitter. —OJB

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