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One ton great white shark tagged and released off Jacksonville

5:42 PM, Mar 3, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - OCEARCH, a non-profit research organization, caught a one ton great white shark off the coast of Jacksonville Sunday, according to a statement on the organization's Facebook page.

Lydia, the female great white shark, weighed 2,000 pounds and measured in at 14-feet-6-inches. She was fitted with a GPS tracking device so researchers could track the oceanic brute as she roams the in the wild.

The shark was named after Lydia Moss Bradley, the founder of Bradley University, a long-time friend of Caterpillar Inc.

To find out where Lydia or other sharks are go to:

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