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The SeaLand Incident: The Story Behind One Zoo's Infamous Attempt to House a Great White Shark

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In May of 2015, Tropical Storm Ana ravaged the southeastern United States and inadvertently trapped a large Great White shark in a small inlet near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Presented with this unique opportunity, executives from the struggling zoological park known as SeaLand opted to attempt what was previously thought impossible: the capture and permanent housing of ...more
Kindle Edition, 181 pages
Published September 7th 2016 by The Daily Marvel
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Clare O'Beara
Aug 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a very unusual book and well worth a read. I'm in admiration of the author who took a whole lot of detailed research about keeping fish, sharks and whales in captivity, and took it one step further to conjure up for us the spectacle of a 16ft long Great White - in a tank.

The narrator is researching for a journalistic article about an incident which supposedly occurred in 2015 after Tropical Storm Ana, when a large shark was trapped in a sea inlet near popular tourist spot Myrtle Beach, S
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Great read!

Lots of great information about zoos and the organizations that work with them. Makes you think about why we need zoos !
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