Another great white? Mary Lee not alone
Mary Lee, the two-ton great white shark making its second pass by the Lowcountry, was near Cape Romain this afternoon, according to its satellite ping.
But there’s at least one more large great white out there. A sports fishing boat was circled by a shark nearly as big as Mary Lee earlier this month, just after the 16-foot long great white swam off from Isle of Palms the first time.
Great whites are thought to be generally rare, but nobody really knows how many there are — worldwide or offshore the Lowcountry, biologists say.
And sharks tend to gather off river deltas here, to feed on fish making their way offshore.
Read more in upcoming editions of The Post and Courier.