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Over 5,500 Great White Sharks Live on Australia’s East Coast

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New research shows around 5,500 great white sharks live in the waters off the east coast of Australia. Taking juvenile sharks into account, researchers believe the number could be as high as 12,800. Up until now, its been considered difficult to gather information on adult white sharks because they are hard to sample. Breakthrough genetic and statistical methods mean scientists can estimate numbers without having to catch or even see them.

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