Great White shark inches closer to Florida's east coast

Great White shark inches closer to Florida's east coast

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Katharine, a great white shark that measures 14 feet 2 inches long was pinged near the Volusia County coast on Wednesday.

The female shark wears a satellite transmitter that tracks her every move.

Chris Fischer, founder of the shark-tracking group OCEARCH, said Katharine's movements over the past two years demonstrate a transition from an immature shark to a mature shark. Scientists believe she might be pregnant.

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Katharine was captured by researchers off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in August 2013.

Satellite data shows Katharine has traveled nearly 29,000 miles since being tagged.