Shark with Twitter account detected off New Jersey coast

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Mary Lee, a great white shark, has been detected off the southern New Jersey coast, Monday, May 29, 2017. Mary Lee, a great white shark, has been detected off the southern New Jersey coast, Monday, May 29, 2017.

A great white shark with its own Twitter account has been detected off the southern New Jersey coast - and she's not alone.

On Saturday afternoon, the shark known as Mary Lee was detected off Cape May. A male great white named Cisco also was detected nearby.

Mary Lee was tagged off Cape Cod, Massachusetts in 2012 and has been known to travel up and down the East Coast. She is 16 feet long and weighs about 3,500 pounds.

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