NORTH CAROLINA (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Several great white sharks including a 13-footer are currently being tracked off the shores of the North Carolina coast.

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Overall, 437 animals have been tagged, 44 expeditions have been launched, and 200 scientists are involved.

Right now, multiple great whites are off the Wilmington shoreline.

Two more, including the 13-footer, which has been nicknamed Breton, are slightly further north near Cape Lookout. Great whites were also located near the Outer Banks on Wednesday.