• sharks July 1, 2022 11:02 am

    WATCH: Shark Spotted by State Police Helicopter Off Cape Cod

    It’s shark season on Cape Cod, and even the Massachusetts State Police are getting in on the action. A police helicopter went out on shark patrol this week, bringing along New England Aquarium scientist John Chisholm, and they spotted a shark about 50 yards from Provincetown’s Race Point Beach, officials said. The animal was near a group of seals...

  • sharks June 30, 2022 7:39 am

    What We Know – And What We Want to Learn – About Shark Sightings on the Cape

    Summer is also shark season on Cape Cod, and people are now aware of the dangers thanks to more than a decade of research. Typically, sharks return to the waters off Cape Cod and the Islands in mid-June. This year the sightings started early, with the first confirmed sighting on Sunday, May 29.  It has become common for beaches to…

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