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Sharking For Tourists

by | 9th, August 2007

cornwall-shark.jpg A SHARK is spotted off the cost of Cornwall. And, as the Mail reports, “the beaches started emptying within hours”.

That this mass exodus should coincide with flood and last-minute deals to the sun is less important than the massive beast in our costal waters.

The Star has journeyed to Cornwall’s shark alley and today exposes the “Great White Lie”. The “killer fish” is a “monster myth”. No Jaws . No teeth.

The 20ft fish is a basking shark, a harmless creature that allows children to pet it as it swims around a dingy.

Residents of Britain’s flooded zones can rest easy. But just when we think it is safe to go back in the water, we look again. Experts see a photograph produced by Kevin Keeble, 52, a keen angler. They see a Great White.

Mr Keeble sends his picture to

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