Tracking the white shark

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The white shark off Malibu didn’t like the relatively cool water there, apparently. Or maybe it had other reasons to swim rapidly out toward Catalina Island before turning back toward the coast.

That was in July. By late September the gray, torpedo-shaped predator was cruising just off Oceanside. It kept heading south, swimming slowly not far offshore, looking for food.

By mid-October, the juvenile male shark