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Mary Lee the Great White shark is straight chilling off Long Island

Mary Lee the Great White shark is straight chilling off Long Island

Mary Lee, the most famous Great White Shark since that fake one that got blown up in Jaws, is currently swimming around and murdering unknown sea animals off the coast of Long Island! How do we know? Because she's live tweeting! Nah, scientists have been tracking her since 2012, and this 16-foot-long, 3,500-pound behemoth has traveled thousands of miles to Bermuda, Florida and Massachusetts before—she was last hanging around our beaches in January 2013. Plus, she could be pregnant, the New York Post reports. Baby Great Whites could be hitting the surf alongside you this summer

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Track this bad bitch here, and if you're not one of her almost 40,000 Twitter followers yet, you should be. She could even end up in New York Harbor—who knows! 

 

All joking aside, Great Whites are AWESOME and endangered, and not something for us scaredy-cat humans to be afraid of, and here's why, courtesy of Nat Geo:

-You have a 1 in 63 chance of dying from the flu and a 1 in 3,700,000 chance of being killed by a shark during your lifetime.

-Over 17,000 people die from falls each year. That’s a 1 in 218 chance over your lifetime, compared to a 1 in 3,700,000 chance of being killed by a shark.

-In 1996, toilets injured 43,000 Americans a year. Sharks injured 13.

-1n 1996, buckets and pails injured almost 11,000 Americans. Sharks injured 13.

-In 1996, 2600 Americans were injured by room fresheners. Sharks injured 13.

-The US averages just 19 shark attacks each year and one shark-attack fatality every two years. Meanwhile, in the coastal U.S. states alone, lightning strikes and kills more than 37 people each year.  

 

Still, it's sad to think that Left Shark was digitally shamed so badly she felt the need to leave Katy Perry and the Beachball Gang and live life on the high seas, though. 

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