ENCINITAS, California - Forensic analysis of DNA obtained from the wetsuit of a freediver who survived a recent shark attack near Encinitas confirmed the involvement of a white shark, Long Beach State University Shark Lab Director Dr. Chris Lowe said.
Laboratory results obtained Friday provided conclusive evidence that a white shark was involved in the incident, which took place on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 29, in the waters near Beacon's Beach. Eyewitness accounts had previously suggested the probability of a white shark's involvement.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
It was a great white
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