Great White Shark Found On Nantucket Beach

07/24/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

This one was for real. State shark specialists have determined that a big fish that washed up on a beach in Nantucket Monday was a 6 1/2-foot great white shark.

It is a rare find for the scientists, who have not seen a great white carcass wash up on a Massachusetts beach in at least two decades, said Lisa Capone, a spokeswoman for the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

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