Hand-Tagging Great White Sharks

Shark Experts Prepare to Tag a Great White Shark
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Wildlife Conservation Society shark research Ramón Bonfil releases a great white shark after attaching a motion-tracking satellite tag to the shark's dorsal fin.

"We don't want to kill a shark by mistake while studying it," Bonfil said. "Accidents can happen, so we're careful to work on nice flat water without risking more than we should."

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—Photograph by Michael Scholl, courtesy Wildlife Conservation Society
 
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