This has become Shark Summer on Cape Cod, and rather than fleeing, the crowds are flocking. All over the
Cape, tourists are buying T-shirts printed with white sharks or shark jawbones. Seals taste like chicken,” one T-shirt says. “It’s always shark week in Chatham,” says another. Walk through the stores this year and everything is great white. It used to be seal merchandise. The Monomoy Island Ferry, which offered seal cruises on two different vessels have increased their daily departures with extra boats and makes four trips a day, the prospect of seeing a shark, although rare, is enough to entice people. Remember the movie Jaws when the politicians tried to deny the existence of the great white shark? This is Shark Summer on Cape Cod, and rather than fleeing, the crowds are flocking. They have brought out the curios to marvel at the mysteries of nature. Yes we all love wildlife. Beaches, Clams, Ice Cream, . . . and now sharks have become another of the Cape’s many attractions.
Massachusetts has emerged as the white shark hotspot in all of the Atlantic Ocean. Captain Quint you were born at the wrong