Great white shark lurking on the coast of Myrtle Beach
A great white shark has spent the last several weeks off the coast of Myrtle Beach -- and people are starting to worry about what that could mean for college students on Spring Break.
The 12-foot, 1,3000-pound beast was first tagged by researchers off Hilton Head on March 3, according to OCEARCH.
On Wednesday, the shark (which is appropriately named Hilton) showed up again near the area.
The OCEARCH website has a bit of information about the creature:
Hilton was caught off the coast of Hilton Head, SC during the Lowcountry Expedition. Hilton was named after the local community who has graciously welcomed us. Hilton was also tagged on the anniversary of Lydia.
Over the last few weeks, Hilton has been moving north and pausing to spend a few days near Myrtle Beach, WBTW reports.