Great white tourism

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Great white tourism

Shark sightings lure visitors to Cape Cod and merchants cash in
An eye-glass holder in the shape of a shark is one of many shark-themed items for sale in a Chatham, Mass., souvenir shop. As great white sightings off Cape Cod increase, local entrepreneurs are profiting off shark-themed memorabilia and apparel.
Molly Saint-James of Baltimore, right, helps her daughters Ellie McDonald, left, 6, and Poppy McDonald, 3, use telescopic viewers to look for shark fins in the ocean on Cape Cod, Mass.
Plastic toy sharks fill a bin at a souvenir shop in Chatham, Mass.

Great white tourism

An eye-glass holder in the shape of a shark is one of many shark-themed items for sale in a Chatham, Mass., souvenir shop. As great white sightings off Cape Cod increase, local entrepreneurs are profiting off shark-themed memorabilia and apparel.
Molly Saint-James of Baltimore, right, helps her daughters Ellie McDonald, left, 6, and Poppy McDonald, 3, use telescopic viewers to look for shark fins in the ocean on Cape Cod, Mass.
Plastic toy sharks fill a bin at a souvenir shop in Chatham, Mass.
On the Net

Cape Cod Tourism: www.capecodchamber.org
Massachusetts Shark Research Program: www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dfg/dmf/programs-and-projects/shark-research.html
Atlantic White Shark Conservancy: www.atlanticwhiteshark.org

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