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Pupping guides tiger sharks’ movement in isles, study finds

  • COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII
    Researchers tracked more than 100 tiger sharks over the course of seven years, tagging each animal with a transmitter that emits a high-frequency sound in a unique code.
  • COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII
    University of Hawaii scientist Carl Meyer, left, and the University of Florida's Yannis Papastamatiou, co-authored a study that shows female tiger sharks swim to the main Hawaiian Islands when it's time to give birth -- a period that correlates with an increase in shark bites.

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